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What is the largest wreath-laying program in America and Canada?

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What is Canada's first veterans' monument dedicated to those suffering from PTSD and homelessness?

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What was the first monument in the world dedicated to journalists killed in combat?

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Who is known as "The Heroine of Monmouth" during the American Revolution?

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What monument was a gift to Iceland from the United States to commemorate the 1000-year anniversary of the Althing, the oldest parliament in Western Civilization?

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Which Second World War fighter pilot successfully completed the flight testing of Canada's first supersonic aircraft in 1958?

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Who had the distinction of being the first woman to set up a medical practice in the province of Prince Edward Island?

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What was the first major battle fought by Americans in World War I?

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What is the International Day for Monuments and Sites?

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What was the first monument in honour of a woman accomplished by a woman?

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What American landmark is widely regarded as one of the Seven Natural Wonders of the World?

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What is the French 'Gratitude Train' of 1949?

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What is considered America's least imposing and oldest monument that has hundreds of thousands who visit the site every year?

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Who is considered British Columbia's most famous artist?

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What U.S. national day of remembrance had been earlier declared as "a date which will live in infamy".

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What monument was erected in Paris in honour of what is considered Napoléon's greatest military victory?

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What is considered the most significant memorial dedicated to animals that died in wars and conflicts?

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What Vietnam War battlefield rescue is memorialized depicting the only time when one Medal of Honor recipient was rescued by a person who would eventually be awarded a Medal of Honor for rescuing him?

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What is the first permanent public art monument in Canada to honour survivors of sexual violence?

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Which famous Catholic religious leader is known as one of the great humanitarians of the 20th century?

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What military unit was known as Canada's Black Battalion during the First World War?

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What is the significance of the Battle of the Somme for the Newfoundland Regiment?

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What is the significance of Canadian Armed Forces Day?

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What 19th century site in Prince Edward Island inspired Canadian author Lucy Maud Montgomery to write the popular 'Anne of Green Gables' novel?

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How did Confederate General Thomas Jonathan Jackson acquire the nickname 'Stonewall'?

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How is it that there were more civilian deaths than military during the Second World War?

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What commemorative day is considered one of the most important public holidays for Australians and New Zealanders?

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What is the significance of Armenian Genocide Memorial Day?

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Who is the longest-serving monarch in British history?

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Why are the remains of U.S. President Abraham Lincoln resting in a concrete vault ten feet below the floor of the burial chamber?

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Which military decoration did France create during the Great War to recognize acts of bravery on the battlefield?

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Which Army pharmacist introduced the potato as a food source for humans in France in 1772?

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Which of Napoléon Bonaparte's generals did he nicknamed the "Achilles" of the Grande Armée?

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Which highly-decorated Canadian Aboriginal soldier is regarded as the most effective sniper of the First World War?

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Which Canadian Second World War hero from Latchford, Ontario was awarded the Victoria Cross postumously in 1945?

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What became of the other unknown soldiers that were considered for selection of a French 'Soldat Inconnu' in 1920?

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What famous sculpture in Paris unites 'Marianne' and the national anthem of France?

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When do Canadians observe the National Flag of Canada Day?

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Which U.S. President is known as the 'Savior of the Union' and emancipator of the slaves?

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What space shuttle disaster resulted in the establishment of more than 40 Learning Centers focusing on science, technology, engineering and math?

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Who was the first United States soldier to be awarded the Medal of Honor in World War II?

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Who is the Canadian-born master spy to whom Winston Churchill gave the code name 'INTREPID'?

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Which of the 182 recipients that were awarded the Victoria Cross for their gallantry during the Indian Rebellion of 1857 is buried in Toronto, Ontario?

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Who was the creator of the first self-balanced rampant equestrian statue in the world and what was the first bronze statue cast in the United States?

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Who was named the first matron of the Canadian Army Medical Corps and was also Canada's first recipient of the Royal Red Cross?

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What inspired the most beloved and famous of all war poems?

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What was the largest man-made explosion prior to the Atomic Bomb being unleashed on Hiroshima?

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What monument is dedicated to "Canada's Team of the Century"?

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Where in Canada are pieces of the Berlin Wall?

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Which 19th century historical monument in France is the symbol of freedom and heroic resistance and took more than 130 years to have it officially inaugurated?

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Who is considered one of Canada's most decorated Indigenous war veterans who served during the Second World War and the Korean War?

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What are the tragic events that occurred in Canada in October 2014?

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What is the significance of Columbus Day?

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What international memorial is dedicated to reporters and journalists killed while carrying out their work since 1944?

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What military memorial is considered one of the most controversial pieces of Canadian art?

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What is the significance of the Battle of Britain to Canada?

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What memorial is considered the first to be erected in Canada to recognize and commemorate the service and sacrifice of its community members of the military, police, peace officers and fire services?

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Were there any Canadians who died during the tragic events of 11 September 2001?

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What is the significance of the Dury Canadian Memorial in France?

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What is the only known memorial that includes the specific name of an animal alongside names of the fallen and those who have served in a battle?

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What is considered Russia's first modern national memorial?

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Who is reputedly the first European to set foot in British Columbia, Canada?

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What is the 'first collective memorial' erected along the former Great War front in France and Belgium?

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What is the oldest war memorial in the United States of America?

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Why is a statue of George Washington located in London, England?

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Who chose the moniker for the 'Battle of Waterloo' in 1815?

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When was the Canadian Unknown Soldier entombed at the National War Memorial, Ottawa?

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Why do Canadians observe Victoria Day?

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What is the significance of the Monchy-le-Preux Newfoundland Memorial?

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When did Vimy Ridge become a National Historic Site of Canada?

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What is the significance of the Panthéon on the Montagne Sainte-Geneviève in Paris?

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What is the significance of the Hall of Memory at the Australian War Memorial?

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Who is officially recognized as the last surviving French combatant from the First World War?

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What town dedicated to remembrance appointed itself as the official 'Center of the World'?

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Which 17th century heroine is known as the "Canadian Joan of Arc"?

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How important was the use of "troop trains" during times of war and peace?

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When did Canada officially recognize Black History Month?

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What is the most celebrated state funeral for a 'commoner' in the United Kingdom?

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Why did it take more than 160 years for Edgar Allan Poe to be commemorated in his native city of Boston?

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What were the Battles of Monte Cassino during the Second World War?

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Which British architect is known to have made a significant contribution to memorials and commemoration during the 20th century?

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Who is known as the "Father of New France" and what did he accomplish?

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Who was the first Canadian soldier to have earned the Victoria Cross during the Second World War?

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Why is the tomb of U.S. President John Adams draped with a flag with 15 stars and 15 stripes?

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What is claimed to be the first Great War memorial erected within Canada?

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Which figure is honoured with the first military memorial for the Province of Upper Canada?

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What is considered the first memorial erected to the memory of an Indigenous person in Canada?

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Who is the first woman to be recognized with a memorial erected by the Government of Canada?

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Who created the Distinguished Service Order (DSO) and what does it recognize?

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What memorial commemorates civilian war casualties of the Mercantile Marine and the Merchant Navy?

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Which Canadian has been conferred the Victoria Cross with a 'naval' blue ribbon?

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Why are there two members of the Canadian Armed Forces' Military Police memorialized on the Alberta Police and Peace Officers' Memorial?

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When do Canadians commemorate Peacekeepers' Day?

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What were the casualties of the Great War?

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