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I must have driven past this monument a hundred times. But I took the time to pull into the parking lot and it was a very humbling experience. I was surrounded by flags as I walked up to the memorial looking at the flame burning....More
Reviewing a memorial is new for me but I have been stopping in this area for years to say a quick prayer and a thank you to our vets and those who gave their lives for our America. Bring your children here at least once...More
Although very close to highways, it seemed like a little world of it's own. Very quiet. Lovely sculpture. Very touching.
Shady spots to sit and think. Great spot for meditation on what the people before us went through. Enormous courage and bravery. Also, the grounds...More
This is a heartfelt memorial to the American soldiers and sailors who died there, by those who survived. It is a quiet place for reflection and thoughts of valor and is appropriate at any time of the year. There is the familiar flag raising statue...More
This is a deeply felt tribute to the Marines who struggled and sacrificed to take Iwo Jima. The claim that "Uncommon valor was a common virtue" resonates throughout this site. The list of men from Connecticut alone who fought and died there is staggering and...More
this is a memorial to the fallen on iowa jima and is a reproduction of part of the memorial in dc and it has an eternal flame too. it has enough space to feel the solitude and pray for those lost in the great conflict
This is a simply and emotional monument that can help explain the die-heart sacrifice during wwII.
Please respect the seriousness and atmosphere, good to be prepared with an authentic account of history.