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Winged Victory Monument

   
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Olympia
WA
USA
98501
May 30, 1938
Alanzo Victor Lewis

The sculpture was unveiled by two GoldStar mothers, Mrs. Charles V. Leach and Mrs. Cordelia Cater, after whose sons the Olympia posts of the American Legion and the Veterans of Foreign Wars were named. The dedication address was presented by Stephen F. Chadwick, national chairman of the American Legion’s Americanism Committee.

The bronze sculpture features a 12-foot tall figure of Winged Victory surrounded by the figures of a soldier, a sailor, a marine, and a Red Cross nurse.

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Although, there is plenty of space on this monument, and the inscription reads:

TO THE MEMORY OF
THE CITIZENS
OF THE STATE OF WASHINGTON
WHO LOST THEIR LIVES
IN THE SERVICE OF
THE UNITED STATES
DURING THE WORLD WAR
1917 - 1918

Sadly there are no names engraved here.

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Single figure -- soldier
Bronze
May 30, 1938
The sale of state lands and a federal grant
100,000

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