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Memorials By: Colton, Olivia, and Justin Many memorials are great, but we’re going to tell you about the three we think are the most interesting.

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2 Memorials By: Colton, Olivia, and Justin Many memorials are great, but we’re going to tell you about the three we think are the most interesting.

3 World War II Memorial  The field of stars contains 4,000 gold stars representing 400,000 Americans who died in the war.  Workers started building it in September, 2001  Used 17,000 pieces of exactly cut stone to build it  The field of stars contains 4,000 gold stars representing 400,000 Americans who died in the war.  Workers started building it in September, 2001  Used 17,000 pieces of exactly cut stone to build it

4 Arlington National Cemetery  Built in 1864  Covers 624 acres of land  Other family members can be buried where their soldier is buried  Built in 1864  Covers 624 acres of land  Other family members can be buried where their soldier is buried

5 Tomb of the Unknown Soldier  Represents unidentified soldiers who have died in war  Soldiers from World War I and II, Korean War, and Vietnam War are buried there  48 other countries with similar tomb  Represents unidentified soldiers who have died in war  Soldiers from World War I and II, Korean War, and Vietnam War are buried there  48 other countries with similar tomb

6 Conclusion  World War II Memorial, Arlington National Cemetery, and Tomb of the Unknown Soldier are great in many ways!!

7 Credits Images retrieved from Google image search, February 28, Images retrieved from Google image search, February 28,


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