Archive for the 'Memorials' Category

Tomb of the Unknown Soldier

Filed under: Memorials, Monuments, Washington D.C.

The Tomb of the Unknowns is a monument in Arlington National Cemetary that is dedicated to American soldiers who have died but not been identified.  The Tomb has an inscription that says: “HERE RESTS IN HONORED GLORY AN AMERICAN SOLDIER KNOWN BUT TO GOD”.



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Vietnam Veterans Memorial

Filed under: Memorials, Washington D.C.

The Vietnam Veterans Memorial in Washington D.C. honors the soldiers killed and those unaccounted for during the Vietnam War.  The memorial actually consists of three parts: Memorial Wall (seen above), Three Soldiers statue and the Vietnam Women’s Memorial.



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Holocaust Memorial (Miami Beach)

Filed under: Florida, Memorials

The Holocaust Memorial on Miami Beach was dedicated on February 4, 1990 with Nobel laureate Elie Weisel as the guest speaker.  It is a 42-foot bronze arm that appears to be coming out of the ground.



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