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.
Address:
17th St. SW, Washington, DC
Directions:
17th St. SW and Independence Ave SW. between the Lincoln Memorial and the Washington Monument.
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Independence Day Outrage: New Americans Refuse to Honor Country's War Dead

As throngs of Americans descend on our nations capital for the 4th of July celebrations, we cannot help but notice with shame and outrage the disrespect some are showing our war dead.

... [07/02/2006] Complete News Story


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