World War II Memorial, Washington DC

World War II Memorial with the Lincoln Memorial in the background

The World War II Memorial in Washington DC is between the Lincoln Memorial (the photo above shows looking toward it) and the Washington Monument (below) on The Mall.

World War II Memorial with the Washington Monument in the background

The memorial was opened on 29 May 2004. Many Smithsonian museums, the White House and the Capital are within easy walking distance of the memorial.

metal casting artwork illustrating D-day landing at the World War II Memorial

24 similar bronze castings illustrating scenes from World War II at the memorial.

World War II Memorial

Granite columns representing each U.S. state and territory at the time of World War II ring a pool of water.

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