- Additional Details
- Format: Color, DVD-Video, NTSC
- Rating: Not Rated
- Number of Discs: 1
- Run Time: 22 Minutes
- Region: Region 1
- Aspect Ratio: 1.33:1
- Language: English
- Studio: History Channel
Enjoy this stirring consideration of our annual opportunity to pay tribute and respect to the men and women who served their country.
- Meet the men and women Veterans Day is meant to honor.
- Archival material and interviews illustrate this holiday since its founding.
- Armistice Day, marking the end of WWI, was formally changed to Veterans Day in 1954.
They served, they sacrificed, they fulfilled their duty, and they deserve our thanks.
And on November 11 of each year, Veterans Day, we have an opportunity to demonstrate our deep appreciation. Largely intended to honor living veterans, this all-American holiday gives us a chance to reflect on what it means to send men and women to war and to celebrate their dedication.
This moving THE HISTORY CHANNEL® documentary explores the holiday from its initial founding as Armistice Day after World War through contemporary parades and commemorations. With archival footage and photographs of soldiers past and present, THE STORY OF VETERANS DAY reveals the experiences of American soldiers from throughout U.S. history.
Featuring first person stories and recollections, these compelling stories shed light on the many ways men and women of diverse backgrounds have given their time, skills, and dedication to military service in the name of freedoms we all hold dear.
A nation's character can be judged by how it honors its warriors. See how America stacks up with THE STORY OF VETERANS DAY.