All I can say is that this memorial is tastefully done. It's simplicity is it's winning quality and I'm glad to see it in person and honor those who fought for our freedom
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Walked through this memorial on the way to the Lincoln Memorial. Only takes about 15 minutes to experience. There is also a stage right next to this that we had the pleasure of hearing live music played by our military. They play there on Thursday...More
World War II memorial is one of the attractions in the National Mall. It is dedicated to Americans who served in the armed forces during world war II. 50 walls are there representing each state of USA.
This is a good space to walk along to view all the states and take pictures in front of your home state. We didn't spend a lot of time here but wanted to go back to see if there was something we missed the first...More
Really not sure about this memorial. It is very grandiose, almost Napoleonic in its design but I am not sure it is befitting of the sacrifice made by so many. The Korean and Vietnam memorials have an emotional impact which, to my mind, this memorial...More
Approach this site from the top and walk down the ramp. As you reach the bottom of the basin you will be overcome with emotion. This site clearly depicts the sacrifices that were made for our freedom in the last world war. This memorial is...More
First, thanks to the NPS for the parking lot reserved solely for handicapped parking - with so many broken elevators, it can be difficult to navigate the metro in a wheelchair, and this free parking lot makes driving a viable alternative. The memorial itself is...More
Beautiful architecture. You can walk around freely and cool at the pond and just sit for a while. Do not have to spend a lot of time.
It's a great tribute to WWII veterans on both fronts as well as a display of the role and contribution of each state and the men who fought.