Remembering WWII in 4 Charts

Each Veterans Day, Americans honor military members for their service. Those who are still alive will be thanked and celebrated by businesses and events around the country. Since its founding by President Woodrow Wilson in 1919, Veterans Day honors American veterans of all wars. But this year marks the 70th anniversary of V-J Day, and as such, is cause to remember those 16,112,566 Americans who fought in World War II.

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