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21-gun salute - Wikipedia

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A 21-gun salute is the most commonly recognized of the customary gun salutes that are performed by the firing of cannons or artillery as a military honor.

Origin of the 21-Gun Salute - U.S. Army Center of Military History

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Jun 14, 2011 ... The use of gun salutes for military occasions is traced to early warriors who demonstrated their peaceful intentions by placing their weapons in ...

21 Gun Salute - Arlington National Cemetery

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The tradition of saluting can be traced to the Middle Ages practice of placing oneself in an unarmed position and, therefore, in the power of those being honored.

Why Do They Use 21 Guns in the 21 Gun Salute? - Today I Found Out

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Aug 11, 2014 ... The 21-gun salute that we know today has its roots in the ancient tradition of warriors demonstrating their peaceful intentions by resting the ...

A Final Salute: Know The Symbolism Behind Military Funerals

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Jun 13, 2013 ... One of the the best-known military tradition is the 21-gun salute, but few know the meaning behind it and the traditions that sparked it.

21-Gun Salute Origins : snopes.com

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Mar 29, 2007 ... Are twenty-one guns fired in national military salutes because the digits in 1776 add up to 21?

The History Behind the 21-Gun Military Salute - The Balance

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Oct 14, 2016 ... Learn about the history and tradition of the gun salute system of the United States Military, which has changed considerably over the years.

Urban Dictionary: 21 Gun Salute

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Whenever a person from the military dies, a group of seven soldiers fire off three shots each. 7 times 3 equals 21, thus the name 21 gun salute.

Origins of the 21-Gun Salute - NHHC - Navy

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The 21-Gun Salute: Its History And Significance | J.R. Absher ...

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Sep 24, 2015 ... Have you ever wondered how the 21-gun salute originated? Well, read on!