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WW-II Memorial
in Washington DC commemorates all who served during the war

WW-II Memorial
as seen from the Washington Monument

Memorial Site

is overlooked by the Washington Monument

Irv and Flo Shanley
found their own vantage point
(courtesy of Shanley estate)

Atlantic Pavilion Pillars
Each state and territory from that period and the District of Columbia is represented by a pillar adorned with oak and wheat bronze wreaths and inscribed with its name

General Eisenhower's Message
addressed all airmen, sailors and soldiers who were "about to embark on a great crusade ..."

Reflecting Pool
commemorates the Battle of The Bulge
(courtesy of Irv Shanley)

Honoring The Women
recognition for giving up their sons and taking up the tools of manufacturing
(courtesy of Irv Shanley)
Atlantic Arch
memorializes the land, air and sea battles in that broad expanse including Europe
Inlayed on the floor of the pavilions are the WWII victory medal surrounded by the years "1941-1945" and the words "Victory on Land," "Victory at Sea," and "Victory in the Air."
82nd Airborne Memorial Obelisk

(courtesy of Irv Shanley)

Field of Stars
4,000 sculpted gold stars commemorate the more than 400,000 Americans who gave their lives. During WWII, the gold star was the symbol of family sacrifice.

Veterans Caress
brings back memories of family and servicer

Pillars At Night
enhance the beauty of th4 display

Walkway Lighting
make night visits easier

Are You and Your Family Members Registered?

Anyone can complete an on-line registration form to ensure their service, or that of a loved one, is commemorated.  Read the introduction and then click on "Register an Honoree" at the top of the page.

Use the search engine to look-up registered persons in the WW-II Memorial database




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