The first memorial commemorating World War I in Washington, D.C., was dedicated Friday morning in a ceremony that included a military flyover.
The memorial, titled ”A Soldier’s Journey,” was designed by classicist sculptor Sabin Howard and architect Joseph Weishaar, among others, and is located in Pershing Park, which is named for John J. Pershing, who served as General of the Armies during World War I.
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The sculpture shows the story of a single American soldier during the war via a series of vignettes that rely on more than 30 figures, which are also meant to mirror the country’s evolution from isolationist to a major world leader.
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