National World War II Memorial

National World War II Memorial, Washington DC

National World War II Memorial

National World War II Memorial
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ncdel
North Carolina267 contributions
Oct 2021
I'm not going to rate and review every memorial but this one was all of our favorite, partly because we made the good decision to ask a ranger a question (how to find the hidden Kilroys) which led to more questions and SO much more information about the memorial and history and design, etc. The rangers are so knowledgeable- similar experience at Vietnam memorial thought not to the same extent.
Definitely look for the hidden Kilroy's and get the back story on their addition to the memorial (again, from the ranger :) ).
Written 10 January 2022
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lalocadr19
Hollywood, Florida6,480 contributions
Nov 2021
Great time soaking feet in the fountain, good to see while in national mall, this memorial is between George Washinton Memorial and Lincoln Memorial. The many country that were part of this War is astounding. No fee to walk it and enjoy.
Written 5 January 2022
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AN6pack
Waco, TX629 contributions
Dec 2021
We went at night and it was just lovely to see! Beautifully done and well maintained. We never made it back in the daytime but I imagine it would be just as great then!
Written 18 December 2021
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haknyc
New York City, NY173 contributions
Nov 2021
This is an incredible memorial. The layout is a little confusing, but it is a wonderful tribute to those who served during WWII.
Written 10 December 2021
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missri1986
Warren, Rhode Island149 contributions
Nov 2021
This fabulous tribute to our World War II Veterans is truly spectacular! All 50 states plus US territories are represented. Beautiful location for photo ops or to simply sit and reflect upon the lovely fountains.
Written 8 November 2021
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Sphynxlovers
Dalton, GA100 contributions
Oct 2021
Seeing this memorial first-hand is an emotional experience. The memorial is so large and so absolutely beautiful. It pays a proper tribute to the lives of soldiers that fought in WWII. Each state is represented and you just turn in circles to take it all in. A real must-see.
Written 30 October 2021
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JamesBond007ap
Nashville, TN110 contributions
Oct 2021
My dad was a paratrooper and POW during the Second World War. He passed away before this memorial was completed. I know that he would have been proud of this memorial. I loved having the opportunity to share this monument with my twin 12 year old grandsons. Sharing the history of our nation with them at this site was an awesome experience. Telling them about the role that their great-grandfather played in WWII along with 16,000,000 other young men who loved and served our nation was a special moment (as a longtime history teacher) for me. I would love for every American to have the opportunity to visit this memorial in our nation's capital. If you came to Washington and only saw this memorial, it would be worth the trip!
Written 20 October 2021
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bradziker1
Lake Mary, FL1,354 contributions
Sep 2021
Tastefully done with representing all the states in the war. Great for pictures, and a reminder of all the sacrifices. Worth a short visit.
Written 3 October 2021
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Gayle E
Orlando, FL1,196 contributions
Sep 2021 • Couples
Reminder of the greatest generation who gave us freedom. 48 states represented as well as the territories at that time. Many photos available as it is very stunning. Photos. Sacred ground.
Written 29 September 2021
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TRivers142
Boston, Massachusetts203 contributions
Sep 2021
Open to all and easy to get to. Beautifully designed. A great place to reflect on what we have been through and what many have sacrificed for our longevity & future.
Written 7 September 2021
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