National WWI Memorial takes shape, as sculpture models are revealed
By Mike Valerio
via the WUSA-9 television station (DC) web site
WASHINGTON — More than a century after Armistice Day marked the end of the Great War, sculptures commemorating America’s involvement are now taking shape – the central element of D.C.’s planned National World War I Memorial.
Sculptor Sabin Howard revealed the images on his Instagram account, with the first models of American service members soon ready for bronze casting.
The memorial is planned for Pershing Park, across the street from the Wilson Building and White House grounds.
"I'm ready to break ground on this memorial," architect Joseph Weishaar said in an interview Monday. "When it's completed, it'll be the largest, free-standing bronze relief in the Western Hemisphere."
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