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U.S. Marine Corps War Memorial

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Address: Arlington Blvd. and Meade St, Arlington, VA 22211
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Commonly called the "Iwo Jima Memorial," the statue is a...

Commonly called the "Iwo Jima Memorial," the statue is a depiction of the famous raising of the U.S. flag on Iwo Jima and is dedicated to all Marines who have given their lives defending that flag.

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An inspiring statue of an incredible image from the battle of IwoJima

It's an inspiring statue made in memory to an incredible image from the battle of Iwo Jima. It's really amazing to see the flag dancing in the wind.

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New York
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

I'd visited DC more times than I can count and somehow had never managed to visit the USMC War Memorial. This is a really amazing memorial to our Marines and is definitely worth visiting, especially in conjunction with a visit to Arlington National Cemetery.

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Ulsan, South Korea
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

It's an inspiring statue made in memory to an incredible image from the battle of Iwo Jima. It's really amazing to see the flag dancing in the wind.

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Kernersville, North Carolina
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

A wonderful and humbling place to see. Very windy and cold day when we visited. But to see the U.S.A. flag flying in the breeze, folks it's an amazing sight. To think of what others have done for our freedom. If the weather would have been 100 degrees, instead of freezing, there would have still been cold shivers running up... More 

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Gulf Breeze, Florida
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Very moving and inspriational Memorial. Bring your camera as the view into DC is surreal with the backdrop of the Wahington Monument and other memorials. I recommend going early in the morning as you will have the place to yourself. You can alsowalk over to the edge of Arlington National Cemetary and have more views of the expansive final resting... More 

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Hopewell, Virginia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Even on a cold overcast February gloomy day, this turned out to be fun for the whole crew including the kids... search detail in the bronze, and the size is spectacular! All the battles the Marines have been in are listed on the side of the monument with the exception of the current battles. Everybody loved it I would definitely... More 

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Charlottesville, Virginia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

This famous memorial is base don Joe Rosenthal's equally famous photo of US Marines raising the flag on Mount Suribachi during the Battle of Iwo Jima in World War II. On summer Tuesdays, the Marines perform an excellent Evening Parade there. This is easily worth a stop on your Washington DC visit.

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Powder Springs, Georgia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

This monument to the Marine Corps stands in Arlington, Virginia, about a mile from the Arlington National Cemetery. I visited this with my father, who simply wanted to see it. If you decide to walk from the cemetery, it's an easy walk through the beautiful, tree-lined northwestern end of the cemetery, and then through a large, open green space populated... More 

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This is a historical site that greets runners at the end of the exhausting marine corps marathon. Take amazing photos of the district that will delight your viewing senses.

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Queens
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Went here with my Marine son and family, we all got very emotional. Did believe the feeling that can over us. But we loved it and would definitely come back.

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Melbourne, Australia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Although I have seen the image many times this monument was enormous. It is a bit out of the way. I took the arlington cemetery trolley bus tour. The let you off at the stop and it is a five minute walk. Take a walk up you will only need 10 minutes to admire this and snap a few photos... More 

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