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National World War II Memorial

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Address: 17th Street NW, between Constitution and Independence Avenues, Washington DC, DC 20006
Phone Number: 202-426-6841
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it's really difficult to write a 100 character summary when what you actually need to say is so much more direct, but there is only one feeling when spending time at this place... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 31, 2015
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2015 NEW

it's really difficult to write a 100 character summary when what you actually need to say is so much more direct, but there is only one feeling when spending time at this place - humbled. A fitting tribute to many a service person.

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 190 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2015 NEW

My husband's father is a vet of WWII so we were very excited to experience this even though he didn't live long enough to see it finished. It's very beautiful and moving. There's signs that ask the public to stay out of the pool and yet so many families and children were wading in this. Please show respect at the... More 

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 97 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2015 NEW

At the end of the reflecting pool of the Lincoln memorial and in front of the Washington memorial it is a chilling reminder of WW2.

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Springfield, Missouri
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2015 NEW

Very Nice memorial dedicated to the veterans of WWII. The fountains and reflecting pool is a very nice touch. I'd highly recommend for anyone.

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South Berwick, Maine
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2015 NEW

This monument is well done, it includes memorials for Atlantic and Pacific battles; nice fountain, all states and territories are represented, entirely outside.

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Denver, Colorado
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2015 NEW

A beautiful tribute. Being situated between Lincoln and Washington has significant meaning that I think a lot of people don't recognize.

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Mesa, Arizona
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2015 NEW

A very beautiful memorial in remembrance of the men and women who gave themselves to their country. A wonderfully designed memorial. Love the reflecting pool but wish tourists would stop wading in it even though there are signs that forbid this activity.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2015 NEW

A must see! We were fortunate to see a group of veterans War World II veterans that flew to DC to visiting their monument from Texas Freedom is Not Free! Grateful to be able to tell them Thank you for your service!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2015 NEW

This is spectacular. Do not miss if in DC. It is truly breathtaking and an awesome tribute. Takes your breath away. Very emotional.

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Astoria, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2015 NEW

To see the contributions of each State in the lives of the people lost in WWII was both sad and emotional. I walked away feeling a deep sadness of the lives lost; the families torn apart but noticing that the Flag was still flapping in the hot wind

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Address: 17th Street NW, between Constitution and Independence Avenues, Washington DC, DC 20006
Phone Number: 202-426-6841
Location: United States  >  District of Columbia (DC)  >  Washington DC>  > National Mall

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