America’s Most Inspiring War Memorials

Source: Roadtrippers

By Lilia Walsh

We’ve compiled some of the most beautiful and sobering places to remember our veterans. The horrors of war and the sacrifices of our service members can be hard for the average civilian to comprehend and appreciate, but these war memorials use sculpture, architecture and intelligent planning to create evocative spaces for contemplation and remembrance.

World War II Memorial – Washington, D.C

This national monument to Americans who served in the armed forces in World War II includes the Freedom Wall, which is covered with 4,048 gold stars, each one representing 100 Americans who died in the ...

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