Today we honor those who died for our freedom

Bob Schneider
3 min readMay 29, 2022
The Vietnam Memorial, Washington, DC (National Parks Photo)

Today is a day we should set aside partisan politics and come together as a nation to honor those who died in war defending our freedom.

When we ask how many American soldiers have died in war it is a surprisingly hard question to answer. We can only estimate since we don’t have good numbers until World War I. The estimates as of 2015 are that 651,008 Americans have died in battles and…

Bob Schneider

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