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National World War I Memorial

Pershing Park, the proposed site of a national WWI memorial

Pershing Park, the proposed site of a national WWI memorial

Washington, DC
Saturday, August 30, 2014

Edwin Fountain of the U.S. World War I Centennial Commission discusses efforts to re-develop Pershing Park in Washington, DC as a site to commemorate those who sacrificed their lives during World War I. Currently the park is the site of a memorial to General John Pershing, who commanded the American Expeditionary Forces during World War I.

Updated: Sunday, September 7, 2014 at 10:51am (ET)

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