1750 Independence Ave SW
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A popular memorial, the National World War II Memorial was dedicated in 2004 to the 400,000-plus Americans who died during the war. A circle of 56 pilings (representing the then 56 U.S. states and territories) looks over the Rainbow Pool. At night, with lights shining, this memorial can be quite…
This is my favorite of the memorials. I recommend going at night because the lights reflecting off of the fountain are beautiful!
Incredible memorial to the efforts of the united statese on this world changing war. It's eye opening to see the breadth and scope of what happened, and even more enlightening when you get the chance to see, and talk, to actual veterans that are visiting the memorial.
This is such and incredible monument. It faces the Lincoln Memorial and the Washington Monument as well.