Sacrificing soldiers on the National Mall /
For the city's first two hundred years, the story told at Washington DC's symbolic center, the National Mall, was about triumphant American leaders. Since 1982, when the Vietnam Veterans Memorial was dedicated, the narrative has shifted to emphasize the memory of American wars. In the last...
University of California Press,
Table of Contents:
- Forgetting the remembered war at the Korean War Veterans Memorial
- Legitimating the national family with the Black Revolutionary War Patriots Memorial
- The nearly invisible Women in Military Service for America Memorial
- Impossible soldiers and the National Japanese American Memorial to Patriotism during World War II
- "We leave you our deaths, give them their meaning": triumph and tragedy at the national World War II Memorial.