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.
The image of five marines and a navy corpsman raising an American flag atop Mount Suribachi during World War II
is known to every American schoolchild. Seen in person, the bronze 78 foot statue is sure to stir emotions. ...
This memorial, which was unveiled by Sir William Deane (former Governor General of Australia), is dedicated to the memory of
all the nurses who served in wartime; people, who with sacrifice and courage, risked their lives for others. The ...
Situated at the southern end of Hyde Park, at the head of the Pool of Remembrance, this imposing Art Deco
building stands 30 meters tall. Built in 1934 to commemorate Australia's war dead, the Anzac War Memorial contains the ...