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Marine Corps Memorial Iwo Jima Statue

One of the largest bronze statues ever cast, this memorial commemorates all the marines who have died in battle since 1775. The 32-foot high figures are shown erecting a 60-foot bronze flag pole from which a cloth flag flies 24 hrs. a day. Felis W. deWeldon created the monument from a famous photograph showing the flag being raised on Mount Suribachi during World War II. Open 24 hours. Free

Metro Station
Route 50 near Arlington National Cemetery
Arlington, VA 22101

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