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A Nation Says Thanks
The sun shone on a generation as the largest gathering of World War II veterans assembled to see their long-awaited memorial assume its place on the National Mall.

A Day to Remember
On a Mall awash in patriotism, they again shared, perhaps for the very last time, a common mission and purpose.

Critics Should Use Hearts, Not Eyes, Some Say
From some corners, criticism of the long-awaited monument to the veterans of World War II has been harsh -- and loud.
 A Fitting Salute
 Many Words - Little Eloquence

Setting History in Stone
Americans find the making of large national monuments so contentious and painful that it's surprising we build any memorials at all.

To Those Who Vanquished Evil
A shrinking legion of WWII veterans will muster on the Mall this weekend.
 WWII Special Report
 An Emotional Landmark

WWII Memorial