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World War One Memorial

On this 100th Anniversary of the First World War, the United States World War One Centennial Commission is soliciting funds to construct a memorial on the Capital Mall in Washington, DC to honor America’s 116,516 dead.

World War One Memorial Project Funding from WW1centennial on Vimeo.

www.worldwar1centennial.org/memorial/memorial-fundraising

7 Responses to “World War One Memorial”

  1. EB says:

    Long overdue, seeing the vets at the dedication for the WW2 memorial was moving. Too bad the WWI generation won’t have enough that same experience.

  2. schowgun says:

    The National WWI Memorial is in Kansas City MO. The Liberty Memorial was completed and dedicated on November 11, 1926. In 2006 it was declared National Historic Landmark. In 2014, the President signed legislation recognizing the Liberty Memorial as a national memorial.

    • dudeabides says:

      Precisely. The Liberty Memorial is awesome, and being run by people who truly know their stuff. It also just recently broke successive attendance records. Gives me hope for the future.

  3. Adam says:

    Did they remove the existing WW1 memorial from the National Mall?

  4. Doug says:

    Being in KC now, I am very familiar with the WW1 memorial. Their museum is top-notch, too – affiliated with the Smithsonian, it is up to the old standards of that organization (before it became super-PC).