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    there is war. Since the beginning of time, the American people have dealt with death in the battlefield. Past wars have killed millions of our American men and women in uniform. Whether American soldiers fought in a war on American soil or in a war on foreign soil, they all deserve to be remembered. Memorials are built in order to continue the remembrance of a person or group of people even after death. In America, there are numerous public memorials on display in honor of our past and present veterans who died in battle. The Korean War Veterans Memorial site in Washington, D.C. is one of them. It was dedicated to over one million American men and women who served and were killed in the Korean…

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    wonderful historical sites, learning more about the event, and experiencing hands on activities by walking through the Holocaust Museum, having a once in a lifetime experience at the Korean War Veterans Memorial, and by visiting the Island of Alcatraz to better educate students. “The world is a book, and those who do not travel only read one page” (St. Augustine 1). The quote is saying by not going out and experiencing something, then most likely nothing will be well-educated at all. It relates…

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    of disasters, wars, and other traumatic events has grown to be immeasurable. The occurrence of too many tragedies sparked a national desire to commemorate the lost; thus causing the development of memorials. The concept of creating a memorial seems simple; however, this is not the case. A great deal of time and money are placed into the brain-storming drafting, and eventual building of a memorial. Beyond the excessive resources needed to construct one, memorials are frequently found at the…

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    nation’s most cherished memorials. However, if you did not know this, and you thought that the National Mall was in fact a real mall, don’t feel bad I was in your shoes prior to my move to DC. To most, the idea of giant sculptures and landmarks…

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    There are a lot of special sights you can see when you go to Washington D.C. In my opinion the Korean War Memorial is the most special of them all. It is special to me because my grandfather served in the Korean War for 2 years. He served as a person who fixed the airplanes. It is dedicated for all the veterans that served in that war and either came back or lost their lives. This essay is about the historical value and everything you need to know about The Korean War Memorial. There is a…

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    By July 1950, America was fully involved in the Korean War, sending a countless number of men to support South Korea against the Soviet backed North Korea. When the war ended three years later, millions of people lost their lives. And for what, the Korean Peninsula is still divided today at the 38th Parallel. Veterans of the Korean War do not deserve to be forgotten, but remembered for service of protecting people in a foreign country. Soldiers today risk their lives to protect America, but…

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    People tend to react predominately based on their emotions. Consequently, this approach seems most suitable to approach a variety of audiences. The Vietnam Veterans Memorial is directed to the veterans, victims, and loved ones affected by Vietnam. It can trigger an immense amount of emotions. Being scared or sad would seem the most appropriate while some might veterans may feel proud and joy. Nevertheless, Ground Zero at the World Trade Center, can be assumed is steered at victims, survivors,…

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    clear context is Facing It by Yusef Komunyakaa on page 320 of The Norton Anthology of Poetry, 9th Edition. American poet Yusef Komunyakaa delves into the historical context of the Vietnam War, the author’s own life story, and the Vietnam Veterans Memorial in Washington D.C. in his poem Facing…

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    poem "Facing It" by Yusef Komunyakaa, Komunyakaa uses his own experiences as a veteran in Vietnam to paint a picture to the readers of what it is like seeing the Vietnam Veterans Memorial from the viewpoint of a soldier who lived through the conflict. The critics Sharon Kraus and Jeannine Johnson argue that the wall serves as a reminder of all that is bad in Komunyakaa's life, beginning with his past military experiences which shape the social issues he still suffers with today. Along with…

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    War is a two faced devil, it is justified killing that is latter praised in winning. It has reason for being set into motion that may seem to be logical to certain parties, and to others it may seem like an emotional weight pulling them down under the water 's surface of the frontlines. Pulling them down along side those who are backing up the war with one rash reasoning, a group of suits who have made decisions for war and nearly all of them have never stepped a foot onto those frontlines that…

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