29th APRiL ~ HISTORY ON THIS DAY

April 29th ~ This Day in History video by History.com ~ 2004 : The National World War II monument opened in Washington, D.C. to thousands of visitors on the 29th April 2004, providing overdue recognition for the 16 million U.S. men and women who served in the war. The memorial is located on 7.4 acres on the former site of the Rainbow Pool at the National Mall between the Washington Monument and the Lincoln Memorial. The Capitol dome can be seen to the east, and Arlington Cemetery is across the Potomac River to the west. | & more about history on this day in the video…