The American war memorial is an awe-inspiring structure, featuring an eagle on a podium, that towers over Canberra. It was ... More
American War Memorial
The American war memorial is an awe-inspiring structure, featuring an eagle on a podium, that towers over Canberra. It was unveiled by Her Majesty, Queen Elizabeth II, in 1954. It was erected in grateful remembrance of the assistance given by Australia's ally, the United States of America, during World War II, 1941-1945.
Built around 1954, it's now sort of lost amongst the defence establishments mushrooming around it. You get glimpses of it from far off, if you know what you're looking for. The aluminum column is best viewed up close, where you crane your neck to see the eagle on top, reminding us of our smallness and the need for cooperation in defending our peace and way of life. BTW, the aluminum is important, this is what the war airplanes were built from, before that time it had hardly been used commercially.
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