World War II

November 2009
PN;Nov2009, Vol. 63 Issue 11, p41
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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.


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