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Washington, DC: National World War II Memorial

Large plaza pays tribute to America's WWII veterans and wartime struggles. Its beautiful fountain is a magnet for casual disrespect and selfish waders.

17th St. SW, Washington, DC
17th St. SW and Independence Ave SW. between the Lincoln Memorial and the Washington Monument.
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