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Veterans Memorial at the Church of the Holy Ghostloupe
1900 California St
Denver
CO
USA
80202

This life-size bronze figure, prone and wrapped in a tarpaulin, was sculpted by A. Thomas Schomberg and dedicated to war veterans on Memorial Day 1986.  The figure lies atop an 11-ft. tall rectangular platform, inspired by a Plains Indian custom of placing their dead on a high scaffold in presentation to the spiritual world.  This memorial was a gift of Mr. and Mrs. Thomas F. Kane.

 
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War Memorial on Worthington Ridgeloupe
Worthington Ridge and Farmington Ave
Berlin
CT
USA
06037

This monument consists of a 40-ft tall shaft of light gray granite on which sits a bronze eagle.  It is flanked by 2 flag poles, and an artillery piece is nearby.  Originally dedicated on November 11,1920 to honor the men and women of Berlin who served in the Civil War, Spanish-American War, and World War I, later plaques were added for World War II and the Korean and Vietnam Wars. World War I veterans are honored with a two-sided memorial at the south end of the pergola. Both sides bear two columns of names listing residents who served in the war. The west face of the monument honors five residents killed in the conflict, including one who died in Red Cross service. 

 
Yale University World War I Memorialloupe
Hewitt Quadrangle
New Haven
CT
USA
06520

This large memorial, constructed in 1926 of stone, slate and gilt, is dedicated to the men of Yale who died in World War I.  Nearly 9,500 Yale students and alumni served in the Great War, and over 200 Yalies were killed. Their names are carved into the walls of Woolsey Hall, and this World War I memorial on Hewitt Quadrangle in the center of campus honors them.  The memorial was erected by Yale alumni.

 
World War Monument - Bridgeportloupe
McLevy Hall, Broad St
Bridgeport
CT
USA
06604

The Bridgeport War Memorial, originally dedicated to World War I veterans, is a boulder carved with faces of a soldier, sailor, and marine, modeled after photographs on a magazine cover.  A small plaque is below the faces with the dedication date of October 29, 1933, and the officers of the ex-servicemen's organizations who sponsored the memorial.  A larger plaque elsewhere on the boulder has a relief of an eagle and a list of the Bridgeport citizens who died in World War II.  The original monument to the WWI veterans was sculpted by Thomas A. Sabatino.

 

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