Dedicated to Japanese-American Veterans of all wars, many of whom were overlooked for commendation during WWII due to prejudice.
Commemorates: WWI, WWII, Vietnam, Korea, Afghanistan, Iraq, Grenada, et al
At the entrance of one of the Army's largest bases, this active site memorializes recent loses in Iraq and Afghanistan.Commemorates: Mexican-American, Civil, Indian Wars, Afghanistan, Iraq, "War on Terrorism"
Passed by thousands of tourists everyday in D.C., how many recognize this Revolutionary War naval officer?Commemorates: Revolution
Although Grant sits calm astride his horse, he is flanked by his men engaged in battle.Commemorates: Civil
One of thousands of "local" memorials dedicated to all war veterans, this one probably erected mid-1980s.
Commemorates: All wars
Memorializing those lost from one small town in American Civil, Spanish-American and First World wars.
Commemorates: WWI, Civil, Revolution, Spanish American
One of many memorials to "Indian Wars" throughout the United States.
Commemorates: Black Hawk Indian War
"The history of a soldier's wound beguiles the pain of it," reads one marker at the Boston Korean War Memorial.
Commemorates twenty men from South Boston who gave their lives in the Korean War.
An inspiration for Maya Lin's Vietnam memorial, built by parents who lost their son to "the tragedy and futility" of war.
Commemorates: Vietnam War
One of nine statues in NYC commemorating those lost in WWI.
Washington's statue is part of the pre-WWI "absolutist" style that revered leaders over the common man.
Texas State Cemetery contains veterans from every major combat since the Civil War.
Amid a suburban strip mall in a predominantly Vietnamese descendant's neighborhood stands this memorial.
An "absolutist" style monument, honoring a leader over common soldiers, who fought in the 1812, Civil and Texas Revolutionary wars.
Commemorates: War of 1812, Texas Revolution, Civil
One of 147 cemeteries in the United States designated for veterans since 1867, Woods now contains over 30,000 soldier's graves.Commemorates: All wars after 1871