Military Channel's Live Coverage 2011 National Memorial Day Parade

Subjects: Civics, History, Social Studies
Grade Level: All
Source: Military Channel

Washington, D.C., hosts the country's largest Memorial Day parade and the Military Channel will be broadcasting the celebration live to honor veterans from the past as well as those serving in the armed forces today. This year's parade will include special segments that honor the upcoming 10-year mark of 9/11, those currently serving in Afghanistan, the Centennial of Naval Aviation, the 70th anniversary of the U.S. entry into World War II, and more.


Two-hour runtime; no restrictions on use in the classroom

May 30 at 2:00pm ET

Military Channel's Live Coverage 2011 National Memorial Day Parade

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