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For Memorial Day: A Map of the Fallen

May 24, 2009

A Google-related project mapping the lives of those lost in American’s wars in Iraq and Afghanistan. A statement from the website:

This Memorial Day I would like to share with you a personal project of mine that uses Google Earth to honor the more than 5,700 American and Coalition servicemen and women that have lost their lives in Iraq and Afghanistan. I have created a map for Google Earth that will connect you with each of their stories—you can see photos, learn about how they died, visit memorial websites with comments from friends and families, and explore the places they called home and where they died.

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