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A rose is placed at the wall of the the Vietnam Veterans Memorial, ahead of Memorial Day in Washington, Sunday, May 26, 2013. (AP PhotoMolly Riley)
A rose is placed at the wall of the the Vietnam Veterans Memorial, ahead of Memorial Day in Washington, Sunday, May 26, 2013. (AP Photo/Molly Riley)
Lt. Norman Wampler, Belgium. Norman landed on Day 3 of D-Day. (Provided by Norman Wampler)
Lt. Norman Wampler, Belgium. Norman landed on Day 3 of D-Day. (Provided by Norman Wampler)
Pvt. Leonard Bert Wampler, WWII U.S. Army Air Corps. (Provided by Bert Wampler)
Pvt. Leonard "Bert" Wampler, WWII U.S. Army Air Corps. (Provided by Bert Wampler)
CWO Robert M. Dowling, 197th AHC, KIA 12, January 1966 flying a Huey rescue mission over Tuy Hoa, Republic of Vietnam. (Courtesy Bob Dowling)
CWO Robert M. Dowling, 197th AHC, KIA 12, January 1966 flying a Huey rescue mission over Tuy Hoa, Republic of Vietnam. (Courtesy Bob Dowling)
Cpl. Jasper A. Mathis Battery B, 244th Fld Artillery Battalion, US 3rd Army KIA 10 Mar 1945 near Koblenz, Germany. (Provided by J. Lee Mathis)
Cpl. Jasper A. Mathis Battery B, 244th Fld Artillery Battalion, US 3rd Army KIA 10 Mar 1945 near Koblenz, Germany. (Provided by J. Lee Mathis)
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My great uncle, Staff Sergeant Robert E. Hagey, killed in action in February of 1944 when his B-24 Liberator bomber was shot down over France. (Provided by Jimmy Powers)
My great uncle, Staff Sergeant Robert E. Hagey, killed in action in February of 1944 when his B-24 Liberator bomber was shot down over France. (Provided by Jimmy Powers)
Marine Staff Sgt. Jack Walker and his future bride, Margie Bell. My parents in 1948-49. This is the first Memorial Day without either of them. (Provided by Mike Walker)
Marine Staff Sgt. Jack Walker and his future bride, Margie Bell. My parents in 1948-49. This is the first Memorial Day without either of them. (Provided by Mike Walker)
Obscure D.C. Memorials

Obscure D.C. Memorials

Some of D.C.'s most interesting and obscure memorials and sculptures.
Famous Locals

Famous Locals

Celebrities, authors and musicians who grew up here before becoming famous.
Top Baseball Movies

Top Baseball Movies

Here are WTOP Film Critic Jason Fraley's top 10 picks.
Best Movie Musicals

Best Movie Musicals

A look at some of the best movie musicals of all time.
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