TITLE

World War II

PUB. DATE
November 2009
SOURCE
PN;Nov2009, Vol. 63 Issue 11, p41
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article focuses on the national World War II Memorial in Washington, D.C. It states that the memorial was opened on April 29, 2009 in honor of 16 million people who served the U.S. Armed Forces and all who supported the war from their homes. It notes that the memorial was authorized by the Congress in 1993 but the construction began in 2001. It cites that after the memorial was transferred to the National Park Service, it became part of the National Park System on November 1, 2004.
ACCESSION #
44499869

 

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