Memorial Day event remembers fallen American soldiers - and those of other countries.

At the annual Memorial Day event at National cemetery in Westwood, on May 28th 2018, America's fallen soldiers, and those of other countries, were commemorated.
At the annual Memorial Day event at National cemetery in Westwood, on May 28th 2018, America's fallen soldiers, and those of other countries, were commemorated.
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US military members, veterans, families and public officials gathered today Monday for the annual Memorial Day commemoration of fallen troops at the Los Angeles National Cemetery in Westwood.

This year, they were joined by representatives of about 30 other countries who brought wreaths to honor the sacrifices of US soldiers, as well as their own. Several countries have been US allies.