This Day in History

The World War II Memorial opened in Washington, D.C., on April 29, 2004, offering a solemn and majestic tribute to the 16 million who served in the American armed forces during World War II. Situated between the Lincoln Memorial and the Washington Monument, it stands as a poignant reminder of the sacrifices made for freedom and the resilience of the human spirit in the face of tyranny. This monument invites reflection on the cost of peace and the enduring legacy of a generation that fought bravely for a better world.