A Visit to the Memorial –Part 2

The sun covered by the tree.

The Fort buildings visible in the background.

The information brochure noted that majority of the white marble headstones were quarried and fabricated in Italy and a small quantity from Romblon, Philippines.

Names on the headstones.

View from the steps of the hemicycles to the entrance gate.

The Philippine flag.

The American flag.

The mosaic maps which is ten-foot high. They portray the significant campaigns during the World War II.

That’s my uncle Nick appreciating the maps.

The maps vary in width.

The walls of the missing. It honors the 36,286 missing in action, including 21 Medal of Honor recipients.

Seals around the hemicycles.

Part 3 to come…………..


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