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It’s Memorial Day weekend and while most are out enjoying sunshine, pools and barbecue, it’s a good time to reflect on our history and what this day is actually about. This week, we look at the history of Memorial Day and some of the lesser known stories of those who have died serving our country.
More info on some of the topics from this week’s show:
The Japanese-American soldiers of the 442nd Infantry Regimental can be found at goforbroke.org.
The New York Times article on the unofficial African-American history of Memorial Day.