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1 World War II Memorial and Military Medals World War II Memorial and Military Medals By: Maddi and Stacie By: Maddi and Stacie

2 The Looks In the WWII Memorial there are 4,000 stars Three of the military medals are stars

3 Symbolism Almost everything in the military has symbolism The oat design on the wreaths in the WWII Memorial symbolizes strength and the wheat symbolizes power On the original Medal of Honor, clusters of Laurel Leaves symbolize victory and clusters of oak symbolize strength Almost everything in the military has symbolism The oat design on the wreaths in the WWII Memorial symbolizes strength and the wheat symbolizes power On the original Medal of Honor, clusters of Laurel Leaves symbolize victory and clusters of oak symbolize strength

4 History History RThe WWII Memorial’s first design was in 1999 RThe original Medal of Honor was established in 1861 RThe WWII Memorial’s first design was in 1999 RThe original Medal of Honor was established in 1861

5 Interesting Facts The WWII Memorial was the first national memorial dedicated to all the soldiers that served in WWII There are at least 411 medals and ribbons in the military

6 Credits Images received from Google image search. Feb. 29, 2008 Brinkley, Douglas. The World War II Memorial. N.p.:n.p.,2004 National WWII Memorial Washington DC. 23 Jan http://www.wwiimemorial.com Congressional Medal of Honor Society. 24 Jan http://www.cmohs.org> Digger. 24 Jan medals/history.htm.http://www.diggerhistory.info/pages- medals/history.htm Grunt. 24 Jan Images received from Google image search. Feb. 29, 2008 Brinkley, Douglas. The World War II Memorial. N.p.:n.p.,2004 National WWII Memorial Washington DC. 23 Jan http://www.wwiimemorial.com Congressional Medal of Honor Society. 24 Jan http://www.cmohs.org> Digger. 24 Jan medals/history.htm.http://www.diggerhistory.info/pages- medals/history.htm Grunt. 24 Jan.2008


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