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Explore the history, culture, science, nature, architecture, and stories that link the iconic spaces in the National Mall and Memorial Parks to our nation and its people. The articles collected here are produced by NPS staff at the National Mall and Memorial Parks.

Japanese Blood, American Patriot

May 14, 2012 Posted by: Mike Townsend, Park Ranger

Reflections on Jimmie Kanaya, a Japanese American, and a decorated veteran of World War II, Korea, and Vietnam.

 

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The Washington Monument was the tallest building in the world when it was completed in 1884.