The U.S. National World War II Memorial is a national memorial dedicated to Americans who served in the armed forces and as civilians during World War II. Consisting of 56 pillars and a pair of small triumphal arches surrounding a plaza and fountain. The final design consists of 56 granite pillars, each 17 feet tall, arranged in a semicircle around a plaza with two 43-foot triumphal arches on opposite sides. The Freedom Wall is on the west side of the memorial has 4,048 gold stars, each representing 100 Americans who died in the war.
Category:Architecture and Structures
Subcategory:Places of Interest
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