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US Marine Corps War Memorial (Iwo Jima)

Arlington - The United States Marine Corps War Memorial, better known as the Iwo Jima Memorial depicts one of the most historic battles of World War II, the battle of Iwo Jima. The memorial is dedicated to all Marines who have given their lives in battle.

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If you are visiting the D.C. area in the summertime, be sure and consult the Marine Corps on-line calendar. Summer schedule: Sunset Parades occur every Tuesday night (at the Iwo Jima Memorial) until mid-August at 7:45 p.m, no tickets required, positively inspirational. http://marines.dodlive.mil/2013/04/23/silent-drill-platoon-schedule-2013/

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Wow! What time and dedication to create this and what an honor for our soldiers and remembering Iwo Jima.

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the day i received my Eagle, Globe, and Anchor in front of the Iwo Jima monument was the proudest day of my life.

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Team North America Update: Jules & Brock in Washington DC

The United States Marine Corps War Memorial, better known as the Iwo Jima Memorial depicts one of the most historic battles of World War II, the battle of Iwo Jima. The memorial is dedicated to all marines who have given their lives in battle.

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Each figure is 32 feet high. The flagpole is 60 feet in length. It’s the world’s tallest bronze statue. It’s stands 78 feet high. A cloth flag flies from the pole.The cost of the statue was $850,000 (1954 Dollars.) No public funds were used. Private donations picked up the tab.