U.S. Marine Corps Memorial
(Iwo Jima Memorial)
Route 50, near Arlington
Phone: (703) 285-2601
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U.S. Marine Corps Memorial (also known as the Iwo Jima Memorial)
which commemorates all the
marines who have died in battle since 1775, is one of the largest bronze
statues ever cast at 78-foot tall . The monument, created by Felix W. deWeldon, is based
on the famous Joseph Rosenthal photograph capturing the flag being
raised on Mount Suribachi during the World War II battle for Iwo Jima.
Roslyn Related Links:
U. S. Marine
Corps Memorial Site (National Park Service.