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U.S. Marine Corps War Memorial (Iwo Jima Statue), Washington DC

U.S. Marine Corps War Memorial (Iwo Jima Statue) - Washington DC, District of Columbia
U.S. Marine Corps War Memorial (Iwo Jima Statue)
North Meade Street, Arlington, VA 22101Map
+1 703 289 2500
Overview

The image of five marines and a navy corpsman raising an American flag atop Mount Suribachi during World War II is known to every American schoolchild. Seen in person, the bronze 78-foot statue is sure to stir emotions. The sculpture near Arlington National Cemetery, commemorates the 6,800 soldiers who died during World War II in order to capture the tiny Japanese island of Iwo Jima. Today, the memorial is dedicated to all U.S. Marines who died in battle. A Marine Parade is held at 7p Tuesdays throughout the summer.

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