Photographer's Note

This is a close up of one of the statues of the Korean War Veterans Memorial. Some of the memorial details can be found bellow:

Korean War Veterans Memorial dedicated July 27, 1995.
Sculptor of Statue(s): Frank Gaylord.


Walls: 164 feet long, 8 inches thick; more than 100 tons of highly polished granite; more than 2500 photographic, archival images representing the land, sea and air troops that supported those who fought in the war sandblasted onto wall; "Academy Black" granite from California.
Statues: 19 stainless steel statues; 7'3"-7'6" tall; each one nearly 1000 pounds; 15 Army, 2 Marines, 1 Navy Medic, 1 Air Force Observer; fiber optic lighting.
Pool of Remembrance: 30 feet in diameter; black granite from Canada.
223 piles driven into bedrock, 30-60 feet deep, supporting the statues and the wall.
United Nations Wall: raised granite curb lists the 22 nations that contributed to this first U.N. effort.
Land area: 2.2 acres.

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