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Deputy Defense Secretary David L. Norquist paid tribute to prisoners of war and service members missing in action during a Pentagon ceremony marking POW/MIA Recognition Day, saying Americans should keep POWs and MIAs in their hearts every day.
The Pentagon Memorial is the first national memorial dedicated to honoring the 184 people whose lives were lost when hijackers flew a jetliner into the Pentagon on Sept. 11, 2001.
V-J Day, or Victory over Japan Day, marks the end of World War II, one of the deadliest and most destructive wars in history.
From its introduction into the Navy in the late 1800s, baseball became a phenomenon that U.S. sailors — many of whom were Major League pros — helped to spread around the world.