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The U.S. World War One Centennial Commission is building
the National World War I Memorial in Washington, D.C.

It is time to honor the heroism and sacrifice of the 4.7 million American sons and daughters who served in WWI. Their sacrifice in this war was great. In just a short 18 months the Nation raised and trained a massive fighting force. Over 2 million deployed "Over There".  204,000 Americans returned home wounded and 116,516 did not come home at all. 
Their service, valor and courage equalled that of veterans from later wars but our WWI veterans had never been remembered in our Nation's capital UNTIL NOW.

The National WWI Memorial in Washington DC
With your help, we have built it!

This animation represents the final concept as approved by the U.S.Commission of Fine Arts on September 19, 2019 and by the National Capital Planning Commission on October 3rd. That completes the Memorial design phase. Click here for a downloadable PDF of the detail design

Join us April 16, 10Am EDT / 7am PDT
First Colors Ceremony
We will celebrate the Inaugural Raising of the Flag of the United States of America over the newly constructed National World War I Memorial site in Washington, DC. with an live broadcast event.

Construction Cam



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Make your check out to: The Doughboy Foundation

Mail To:  The Doughboy Foundation
               Donation Dept.
               701 Pennsylvania Avenue, NW  #123
               Washington, DC  20004

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To everyone who is helping make this Memorial a reality.
Your continued support at this time is crucial to our success.

Pershing Society
$5m and more
Patton Society
$2.5m - $2.49m
Lafayette Society
$1m - 2.49m
Doughboy Society
$250K - 999K
Poppy Society
Liberty Bond Society

"Pershing" Donors

$5 Million +

Founding Sponsor
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The Lilly Endowment