To learn more about the 2016 Teachers Conference, click here.
To learn more about the 2016 Teachers Conference, click here.
For more information about the WWII 75th Anniversary Commemoration, click here.
For more information about the WWII 75th Anniversary Commemoration, click here.
To learn more about the extraordinary life of Ambassador F. Haydn Williams, click here.
To learn more about the extraordinary life of Ambassador F. Haydn Williams, click here.
Support the WWII Memorial
Support the WWII Memorial
Overlooking the Rainbow Pool towards the Pacific Arch
Overlooking the Rainbow Pool towards the Pacific Arch
Looking over the Rainbow Pool toward the Washington Monument.
Looking over the Rainbow Pool toward the Washington Monument.
Looking west across the Rainbow Pool and fountains toward the Lincoln Memorial.
Looking west across the Rainbow Pool and fountains toward the Lincoln Memorial.
The Memorial at Dusk.
The Memorial at Dusk.
The Atlantic fountain and northwest colonnade with states' pillars at sunrise.
The Atlantic fountain and northwest colonnade with states' pillars at sunrise.
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Upcoming Events

Wednesday, July 20th - Friday, July 22nd, 2016 
1st Annual Friends of the National WWII Memorial Teachers Network and Conference
For more information about the conference or to apply, please click here.

Friday, September 2nd, 2016 11:00 a.m.
V-J Day Commemoration Wreath Presentation at the WWII Memorial
For more information about the wreath presentation or to RSVP, please click here.

Wednesday, September 14th, 2016 6:00 p.m.
U.S. Army Blues Concert at the WWII Memorial

September 27-October 7, 2016
"The Road to Rome" with Author Alex Kershaw
Join WWII author Alex Kershaw on a voyage to historic sites in Malta, southern Italy, and Sicily as well as key WWII battlefields on the road to the eternal city, including Salerno, Monte Cassino, and Anzio. Click here to learn more about this once-in-a-lifetime journey through history.

Monday, November 11th, 2016 9:00 a.m.
Veterans Day Observance at the WWII Memorial
For more information about Veterans Day or to RSVP, please click here.

Wednesday, December 7th, 2016 12:53 p.m.
Pearl Harbor 75th Anniversary Rememberance Day Observance at the WWII Memorial
For more information about the Pearl Harbor 75th Anniversary or to RSVP, please click here.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

In the News

WWII Memorial pool wading question to be resolved with a 'no' (Stars and Stripes)

Veterans say wading in WWII Memorial's Rainbow Pool 'disrespectful' (Fox News)

New Signs Considered to Prevent World War II Memorial Wading (Military.com)

For veterans who can't travel, virtual reality offers a way to see the WWII Memorial (Today)

For veterans who can't travel, virtual reality offers a way to see the WWII Memorial (Today)

Should people wade in the WWII Memorial pools? (WJLA)

At the WWII Memorial, a complicated question: To wade or not to wade? (Washington Post)

To view the video of the D-Day Commemoration ceremony at the WWII Memorial, please click here.

Ceremony marks 72nd anniversary of D-Day (WNYT)

D-Day Commemoration Held at World War II Memorial in Washington DC (Getty Images)

D-Day: Ceremonies Mark 72 Years Since Normandy Landings (WNBC)

To view the video of the Memorial Day ceremony at the WWII Memorial, please click here.

Veterans present wreaths at World War II Memorial (WTOP)

Veterans present wreaths at Freedom Wall on Memorial Day (FOX 5)

World War II Memorial ceremony honors the fallen (Stars and Stripes)

World War II and D-Day Veterans to Commemorate Anniversary of D-Day at the WWII Memorial

WWII Today, The Reading List: Josiah Bunting III (WWII Magzine/HISTORYNET.com)

To view the video of Ambassador F. Haydn Williams Celebration of Life Reception at DAR Constitution Hall, click here.

To view the video of Ambassador F. Haydn Williams Celebration of Life Service at the WWII Memorial, click here.

To view Congresswoman Marcy Kaptur's Memorial Tribute to Ambassador F. Haydn Williams, please click here.