National World War I Memorial unveiled in nation’s capital
WASHINGTON - Friday marks the official opening of the newly constructed National World War I Memorial site in Washington, D.C.
The opening of the WWI memorial on Pennsylvania Avenue near the White House comes after years of planning.
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National World War I Memorial
The memorial recognizes the nearly five million Americans who served in the war and is the first memorial to WWI veterans in the nation’s capital.
Situated in a refurbished Pershing Park, the memorial features a nearly 60 foot long bronze sculpture that depicts scene and imagery of service members.