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The World War II Memorial is a monument that stands in remembrance of the massive human losses faced by the United States in the worst war that mankind has ever seen. The beautifully constructed memorial is homage to those who lost their lives in the terrible war.
Pillars and a small arch stand in a huge circle surrounding a serene central fountain. The place is symbolic of the trials associated with the dark times in world history that marked the World Wars. There are several carvings and murals that grace this meaningful monument. There are also several writings that have been engraved into various places that give a deeper meaning to the place. The freedom wall is another part of this structure. This landmark is a definite must visit while in Washington D.C. and forms one of the highlights of the many important memorials in the National Mall area.
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This is a beautiful outdoor place with lots of spots to sit and reflect (or rest from all the walking between monuments). The memorial and its fountains are at one end of the Reflecting Pool, creating some awe-inspiring photo ops. This is one of the more modern and unique memorials we saw in D.C. It would also be an excellent place for group photos.
Probably the most beautiful and thoughtfully designed monument in the mall. The details are worth reading in the brochure. And rumor has it that World War II veterans had their dog tags pressed below the stones as they were laid during construction. The placement between the Lincoln Memorial and Washington Monument creates a humbling experience. Take the time to visit the greatest generation and pay your respects.
This is a great tribute to the WW II Veterans. I came here in 2004 when it was being built in February. I came back a few times but just visited again a few months ago and the layout is spectacular. Plenty of people around and awesome pictures throughout the who area. The fountain is pretty cool.
Beautiful place to take pictures and reflect on the cost of WWII to America. They really did a wonderful job designing this place. My photos don't do it justice.
Amazing monument, one of the top 3 favorites in the area. Water fountain feature is stunning and general architecture quite pleasing on the eyes. A must visit.