Where is the World War 1 memorial located?
Similarly, is there a memorial for World War 1?
There are memorials on the National Mall commemorating those who served in World War II, the Vietnam War, and the Korean War, but there is no national memorial for those who served in World War I. It's expected to be opened to the public in 2018 for the hundredth anniversary of the end of World War I.
Similarly, how does the World War 1 memorial represent the United States? In 1931, the people of the District of Columbia erected the District of Columbia War Memorial on the National Mall to honor individuals from the District who had served in the U.S. armed forces in World War I.
Moreover, when was the World War 1 memorial built?
May 14, 1981
Who built the World War 1 memorial?
Inscribed in the base of the memorial are the 499 names of Washingtonians who lost their lives during World War I. It was dedicated by President Herbert Hoover in 1931 on Armistice Day—the day that marked the official end of the World War. The DC War Memorial was designed by architect Frederick H.