Memorial Day 2013

Americans who died in defense of their country and our freedoms are remembered in ceremonies across the nation.

Two American flag-themed beach chairs rest on the sand on Memorial Day at Coney Island, Monday, May 27, 2013, in New York. Despite cool weather and cold water, thousands of visitors took to the sand and the boardwalk. (AP Photo/John Minchillo)

Two American flag-themed beach chairs rest on the sand on Memorial Day at Coney Island, Monday, May 27, 2013, in New York. Despite cool weather and cold water, thousands of visitors took to the sand and the boardwalk. (AP Photo/John Minchillo)

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