"We were young, they say. We died. Remember us."

A grateful nation honors the service, valor, courage and sacrifice of the 4.7 million American sons and daughters who served in the Great War.

Sculpture of General John J. Pershing
Welcome to the World War I Memorial!

Learn about the nation's tribute to the men and women who served in World War I.

An engraved quote at the World War I Memorial
Plan Your Visit

Located on historic Pennsylvania Ave adjacent to the Treasury Department, the World War I Memorial is open 24 hours a day.

A model and sculptor work on the bas relief for the World War I Memoria.
History and Culture

Discover the features of the World War I Memorial and learn how they honor the more than two million Doughboys who deployed "Over There."

Cascading water behind a quote about World War I.
Photos Gallery

Images of the World War I Memorial.

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The War to End All Wars

A brief overview of World War I and the role of the United States in bringing it to an end.

Last updated: December 20, 2023

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