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A Capital Disgrace: No WWI Memorial

When you’re in Washington, you can visit memorials to veterans of Vietnam, Korea and World War II — but you won’t find one for the veterans of World War I. “If all goes as hoped,” the National World War I memorial will open in 2018, the 100th ... read more

Marsha Mercer column: Capital disgrace: Still no National WWI Memorial

When you’re in Washington, you can visit memorials to veterans of Vietnam, Korea, and World War II — but you won’t find one for the veterans of World War I. “If all goes as hoped,” the National World War I memorial will open in 2018, the 100th ... read more

Desert Storm memorial to be built on National Mall near Vietnam Wall

Supporters have been advocating for a site on the National Mall for years, and earlier this year that plan got support from the National Capital Planning ... known Vietnam memorial site. It’s also less than a half-mile from the World War II Memorial ... read more

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Opinion: Why does World War I still get second-rate treatment in our capital?

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