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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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The National World War II Memorial is a great memorial honoring soldiers who fought during the war. Well designed and great for families.

5 of 5 starsReviewed May 29, 2015
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Cleveland, Tennessee
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Cleveland, Tennessee
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2015 NEW

The National World War II Memorial is a great memorial honoring soldiers who fought during the war. Well designed and great for families.

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Federal Way, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2015 NEW

50 states, 6 territories are represented and, I learned on the tour we took, that is the same # of signers of the Declaration of Independence (how did I never learn that in school?). I like the circle - it's like the circle of life, an infinite reminder of the love my grandfathers had for this country when they went... More 

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Albrighton, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2015 NEW

Such a impressive and important see, very interesting and moving and a lovely area to reflect. A fab start to the walk and very appropriate memorial.

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London, England, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2015 NEW

One of many beautiful monuments in Washington really captures a moment in time well recognising all States and worldwide unity in one fight real honour to every solider and serviceman who fought worldwide

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YOSEMITE NATIONAL PARK
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2015 NEW

that memorial to just hang out and think of all the brave men who died ,so we could have are freedom today. so peaceful and beutiful. lots of old soilder there on a honor flight to see their memorial.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2015 NEW

This is a beautiful memorial and worth a visit! We were so blessed the day of our visit. There was a group of veterans, many in wheelchairs, visiting the memorial. Our group was able to go up the these heroes and thank them for their service and sacrifice for us. It will forever be a highlight seeing these sweet gentleman... More 

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Dereham, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2015 NEW

For any one who has lost someone in the war it is a place to visit. A number of water fountains and a place to remember. Disappointing that a number of school trips allowed children to run around in a place of remembrance but maybe I am old fashioned.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2015 NEW

What a massive, beautiful memorial. I particularly liked the "Victory on Land, Victory at Sea, Victory in the Air" segment. Even the hordes of kids on school outings seemed to be impressed.

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Port Dover, Ontario, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2015 NEW

A great memorial to all of the men and women who served in World War 2. The fountains and pool at the memorial was well done.

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2015 NEW

This memorial has a beautiful water feature and towering columns that give it such a presence on the National Mall. This one requires a visit during the day AND at night, both necessary experiences and a different beauty for both.

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