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The U.S. World War One Centennial Commission is building
the National World War I Memorial in Washington, D.C.

It is time to honor the heroism and sacrifice of the 4.7 million American sons and daughters who served in WWI. Their sacrifice in this war was great. In just a short 18 months the Nation raised and trained a massive fighting force. Over 2 million deployed "Over There".  204,000 Americans returned home wounded and 116,516 did not come home at all. 
Their service, valor and courage equalled that of veterans from later wars but our WWI veterans had never been remembered in our Nation's capital UNTIL NOW.

The National WWI Memorial in Washington DC
With your help, we are building it.

This animation represents the final concept as approved by the U.S.Commission of Fine Arts on September 19, 2019 and by the National Capital Planning Commission on October 3rd. That completes the Memorial design phase. Click here for a downloadable PDF of the detail design

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Virtual Tour of WWI Memorial and Construction Update
Webinar 2020 Series: April 3, 2020


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Current construction site time lapse video



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Make your check out to: The Doughboy Foundation

Mail To:  The Doughboy Foundation
               Donation Dept.
               701 Pennsylvania Avenue, NW  #123
               Washington, DC  20004

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To everyone who is helping make this Memorial a reality.
Your continued support at this time is crucial to our success.

Pershing Society
$5m and more
Patton Society
$2.5m - $2.49m
Lafayette Society
$1m - 2.49m
Doughboy Society
$250K - 999K
Poppy Society
Liberty Bond Society

"Pershing" Donors

$5 Million +

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The Lilly Endowment