The Memorial Elements

Engraved inscription on the World War II Memorial.


The words of military and political leaders as well as civilians add context to the memorial.

Sculpture showing troops storming a beach

Atlantic Theater Bas-relief Sculptures

Twelve bronze bas-relief panels help illustrate the American war effort in the Atlantic Theater of Operations.

Sculpture of men enlisting in the army

Pacific Theater Bas-relief Sculptures

The American struggle to wage war in the Pacific Theater of Operations finds expression through twelve bronze bas-relief panels.

Last updated: October 4, 2021

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