Depending where people live every country sets a day aside (sometimes several) to mourn the loss of soldiers and celebrate their bravery. Yet not one country sets aside one special day exclusively dedicated to the far greater numbers of peaceful people who've innocently lost their lives caught between the lines of battle. Those who's families, homes and lives were destroyed just because they happen to live in the wrong place at the wrong time in history.
Stanford University: Civilians 'suffer first, last and in the middle' during wartime scholar says-- "He noted that at the beginning of the 20th century, there was one civilian casualty for every eight or nine soldier casualties. With World War II, the ratio became 1-to-1. Over the last 30 years, the ratio has flipped: Now, every combatant casualty is matched by nine civilian deaths."