Most Well-known War Memorials in America

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War memorials can be found everywhere in the world. They are buildings, monuments, statues or something else built to celebrate a war or victory. However, the main aim of war memorials is not to glorify the war but to honor those who sacrificed their lives during the war. There are many famous war memorials in the Unites States including the Tomb of Unknown Soldier, the National Memorial Arch, the Vietnam Veterans Memorial Wall, the Korean War Veterans Memorial, and the Liberty Memorial and so on. These monuments are extremely beautiful places to visit and study about the history of the United States

 

Tomb of the Unknown Soldier


The Tomb of the Unknown Soldier is the most visited site at Arlington in America.

The Tomb of the Unknown Soldier is the most visited site at Arlington in America.

 

The Tomb of the Unknown Soldier is located on a hill overlooking Washington D.C. It is the burial of unidentified American soldier from War I.

 

USS Arizona Memorial


The USS Arizona Memorial, located at Pearl Harbor in Honolulu, Hawaii is the resting place of over 1 thousand sailors killed during the attack on Pearl Harbor on December 7, 1941

The USS Arizona Memorial, located at Pearl Harbor in Honolulu, Hawaii is the resting place of over 1 thousand sailors killed during the attack on Pearl Harbor on December 7, 1941

 

Korean War Veterans National Memorial


The Korean War Veterans Memorial is located in Washington, D.C. It was set up to commemorate those who served in the Korea War.

The Korean War Veterans Memorial is located in Washington, D.C. It was set up to commemorate those who served in the Korea War.

 

National World War II Memorial


The World War II Memorial is the newest monument in Washington DC. It is a beautiful place to visit and commemorate World War II veterans. The memorial opened to the public on April 29, 2004.

The World War II Memorial is the newest monument in Washington DC. It is a beautiful place to visit and commemorate World War II veterans. The memorial opened to the public on April 29, 2004.

 

National D-Day Memorial, Bedford


The National D-Day Memorial located in Bedford, Virginia is known for its role of a war memorial for US D-Day veterans

The National D-Day Memorial located in Bedford, Virginia is known for its role of a war memorial for US D-Day veterans

 

National Memorial Arch


The United States Memorial Arch is situated at the top of a hill in Valley Forge, Pennsylvania. It was built to commemorate the arrival of General George Washington and his Continental Army into Valley Forge.

The United States Memorial Arch is situated at the top of a hill in Valley Forge, Pennsylvania. It was built to commemorate the arrival of General George Washington and his Continental Army into Valley Forge.

 

Vietnam Veterans Memorial Wall


The Vietnam Veterans Memorial Wall in Washington DC honors the fallen of the Vietnam War and missing soldiers during the war.

The Vietnam Veterans Memorial Wall in Washington DC honors the fallen of the Vietnam War and missing soldiers during the war.

 

Liberty Memorial, Kansas City


The Liberty Memorial situated in Kansas City, Missouri is a museum built in 1926 to honor those who gave their lives during the World War I.

The Liberty Memorial, situated in Kansas City, Missouri is a museum built in 1926 to honor those who lost their lives during the World War I.

 

The Vietnam Women\'s Memorial


The Vietnam Women\'s Memorial is a memorial serves as a reminder of the women of Unites States who served in the Vietnam War.

The Vietnam Women\'s Memorial is considered to be a reminder of the women of Unites States who served in the Vietnam War.

 

Marine Corps War Memorial


The Marine Corp War Memorial in Washington, D.C is a military memorial of all personnel of the United States Marine Corps who have killed since 1775

The Marine Corp War Memorial in Washington, D.C is a military memorial of all personnel of the United States Marine Corps who have been killed since 1775

 

 

Related links:

German Memory in Asia - Memories of the War

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This article was published on 2010/12/10