National World War II Memorial
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The National World War II Memorial as seen from Seventeenth Street toward the Lincoln Memorial, Washington, D.C.
The final stages of assembling a base for one of two 60 foot flagpoles.
One of the two finished 60 foot Flagpoles located at both sides of the Seventeen Street entrance.
One of eight nine foot tall, twelve foot wide bronze eagles. To be mounted on a eighteen foot column. These will be installed in the arched enclosures (baldacchino) found at either end of the fountain pool.
The sculptors standing in front of the trial assemblage at the bronze casting foundry. The four eagles and columns are supporting a ten foot diameter, two ton bronze wreath by way of the streaming bronze ribbons attached to their beaks.
Dropping one of four the Eagle sculptures through a hole (oculus) found atop of the granite arch at the Memorial site. It will be mounted onto one of the four pads located in each of the corners.
Working in clay, I apply the final touches to the relief sculpture panel “Tropical Warfare”
The finished sculpture “Tropical Warfare” located on the 17 St. entrance promenade walls.
A foreshortened view of the relief sculpture panel “Battle of the Bulge”
The finished relief sculpture panel “Battle of the Bulge” located on the 17 St. entrance promenade walls.
The sculpture relief panel “Paratroopers” located on the 17 St. entrance promenade walls.
Detail of two figures in the relief panel “Pearl Harbor”.
The “Pearl Harbor” relief panel. An American family is listening to a radio news broadcast reporting the bombing of Pearl Harbor.
“Embarkation”- Newly enlisted soldiers board a ship on the California Coast, destined to join the fight in the Pacific theater.
“Release of the POWs”. American military personnel, some critically injured, are liberated from a Japanese POW camp.
The last month of work for the sculptors’ team. From left to right: Raymond Kaskey, Joanna Blake and Perry Wm. Carsley.
The National World War II Memorial as seen at night viewed from the Lincoln Memorial toward the Washington Monument.
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