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Fall start envisioned for WWI tribute; concept for monument in D.C.‘really coming along,’ says Arkansas designer

WASHINGTON ... later this year. But, of course, the commission has the final say,” said longtime fine arts commission secretary Thomas Luebke. The memorial elements will be added to Pershing Park, ... read more

A century later, plans underway for WWI memorial in Washington

Washington (AFP) - How should the United States honor the wishes of the last American World War I soldier, who asked for a national monument to the country's role in the conflict? The answer is more ... read more

The Tomb of the Unknown Soldier

The American Expeditionary Forces had proved decisive in World War I ... today under the care of the American Battle Monuments Commission. This policy left unsettled the question of what to do with ... read more

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A time for remembering

I first stumbled across that sepia-toned photo, taken nearly a century ago, in a shop specializing in period photographs up in Crested Butte and later noticed it on ... rainy midnight at the Vietnam ... read more


How Berlin Became an Unlikely Home for China’s Artists

Under ... of World War I. Rebuilding was just beginning, refugees were returning home, orphans were being cared for, and a global influenza outbreak was being battled. In other news, the Lincoln ... read more

National World War I Memorial breaks ground in Washington, D.C.

9 (UPI) --Groundbreaking was held in Washington, D.C.'s Pershing Park, on Thursday for the long-awaited World War I Memorial ... memorial in 1995. "It would be inconceivable to Gen. Jack Pershing that ... read more

I.M. Pei, architect who designed Louvre Pyramid and Rock Hall in Cleveland, dies at 102

He later said, "I did not know what architecture really was in China. At that time, there was no difference between an architect, a construction man, or an engineer." Pei came to the United States in ... read more

A Century Later, Plans Underway For World War I Memorial In Washington

Washington: How should the United States honor the wishes of the last American World War I soldier, who asked for a national monument to the country's role in the conflict? The answer is more ... read more



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