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Transcript of social studies
called the Iwo , Jima Memorial 3. When the flag was raised it took place on Mount Suribachi 5. One Marine immortalized
in this statue was Henry
Oliver Hansen. 2.Why was the battle so
The battle was important
because it meant that we were close enough to Japan to
bomb them. 6. The base of the memorial is 10 feet high,
while the statues stands at 32 feet high, and the
flag pole is 60 feet long. 7. The M-1 rifle carried by
one of the figures is 16 feet long , and the canteen can
hold up too 32 quarts of water. John Bradley was one of the six men raising the
flag, he was also a Navy Hospital Corpsmen. 4. The photograph was
taken by Joe Rosental,
and was released showing
the second flag raising. 8. You can find the original flags that flew over
Mount Suribachi at the US museum in Triangle, Virgina United States Marine Memorial "uncommon valor was a common virtue" World War II 2. A wall of Vietnam Veterans Memorial (VVM) represents the sacrifice of 405,000 American lives. 3. Fifty-six granite colums show the unity of 48 states, 7 federal territories, and the District of Columbia. 4. On may 12, 1942, congress passed a bill creating the Women's Army Auxiliary Corps, otherwise known as the WAACs. 1. This memorial is dedicated to the service of military service men and women. Koren War Veterans Memorial 1. There are 19 cast stainless stell statues. They average 7 feet tall and represent an ethnic cross section of America. 2. These statues are reflected in the black granite wall. This gives us a total of 38 images. This number represents the 38th parallel as well as the 38 soldiers of the war. 3. The koren Conflict has often been called the Forgotten War ; the granite wall, the wall of Faces. Vietnam Veterans Memorial 1. Dedicated on November 13,1982, this memorial lists over 58,000 names of those who have sacrificed for our freedom. 2. The wall was designed Maya Ying Lin of Athens, Ohio 3. Due to the controversy surrounding the wall design, what was added to the memorial site eight months later as a compromise? the three infrentry men 4. The Vietnam memorial was bulit entirely by privite funds... TRUE 5. Four symbols have been designated for useon the wall. Please tell what they stand for and which symbol has not yet be used. a) + Missing in action b) Death confirmed c) found alive d) confirmed dead 6. A second sculpture was added in 1984. This was the first time a women had been honored for their patriotic service. Eight women are listed on the wall. Name the women from Ohio. Mary Edwards Walker