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Unformatted text preview: Poe thinks that the current monument is an inappropriate way to honor the D.C. World War I veterans. The new memorial is expected to be finished by 2018. I found this article to be interesting because I have actually been to the National Mall and Memorial Parks myself and seen the memorials for both WWI and WWII. Surprisingly, Poe was correct when he described the WWI monuments state. It was tucked away in a corner and over looked by many, including myself. I was young at the time, about 12 years old (in 2002), and remember that it wasnt as glorified as the WWII and Korean War Memorials. Even though there is only one surviving WWI veteran in the United States at this time, providing a memorial to the war will restore its historical significance....
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- Spring '08