Posts Categorized: war memorial

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Chicago’s Soldier Field- Modern-Day War Memorial

Soldier Field was unveiled on November 11, 1924, and has been home to the Chicago Bears since 1971. It seats over 61,000 and is the oldest stadium in the National Football League. It is designed along the Greco Roman architectural lines with imposing columns at its entrance. One of the first sporting events it played […]

Middleton Parish Churchs glazed war memorial

Ancient Window Tells a Tale in Middleton

The famous glazed window, known as the Flodden Window, in the Middleton Parish Church of Saint Leonard in Middleton, England may have recently unveiled the true history of itself. The window had always been accepted as a tribute to the Battle of Flodden fought between English and Scottish forces in 1513. However, recent examination by […]

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Les Braves Memorial of Omaha Beach

Les Braves is a war memorial that is located on the shores of Omaha Beach in the village of  St. Laurent-sur-Mer  in Normandy, France and commemorates the fallen American soldiers, of World War ll who have lost their lives on the beaches of Normandy, June 6th 1944. The memorial represents three elements: The Wings of Hope, Rise […]