Features of the World War I Memorial

A sculptor poses with clay models of a statue for the World War I Memorial

"A Soldier's Journey" Sculpture

The 58 foot long bas relief portrays the experience of one American soldier during World War I.

Under construction

General John J. Pershing Statue

As commander of the American Expeditionary Force, General John J. Pershing led the American military effort during World War I.

An elevated viewing area above the World War I Memorial.

The Belvedere

The Belvedere is the conceptual center of the World War I Memorial, providing a commanding view of its major features.

Water cascades down a wall behind words from a poem.


The words of the men and women who lived through that era add context to the memorial.

Last updated: April 16, 2021

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