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Newsletters
 
 
The National World War II Memorial campaign published a newsletter that included stories about World War II and its participants, both in battle and on the home front, and also kept members up to date on the memorial's progress.

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Click on an issue from the list below. You must have Acrobat Reader to view the documents. If not, it can be downloaded for free from Adobe.
 
 
Fall 2003
A message from the national chairman, the WWII Registry up and running, Tribute to a Generation, and more.

 
Summer 2003
Tribute to a generation, construction of memorial on Schedule, chronicles of war, regional celebration expands dedication tribute, and more.

 
 
Fall 2002
Slurry wall complete, dedication date set, POW rescue stories, Veterans organizations reach goals.

 
Spring 2002
Construction moves forward, granite fabrication underway, sculptor brings war years to life, Nana and Grandpa go to war, and more.

 
  Fall 2001
Work begins at construction site, photographer orchestrates surrender, home front heroes, fund-raising campaign wrap-up, and more.

  Summer 2000
CFA approves final design, story of WAVE Kit Firth Cress, images of final design, and more.


 
  Spring 2000
American Legion family contributes $2.75M, memorial opens online store, story of Operation Argument, Roger Durbin passes, and more.


  Winter 2000
Pennsylvania presents $2M, memorial profiled on The History Channel, the Aleutian Campaign, WWII ambulance auction, and more.

 
  Fall 1999
Wal-Mart and other corporate partners join campaign, Elks pledge to raise $11 million, Beetle Bailey enlists in campaign, story of the WACS, and more.


  Summer 1999
Preliminary design approved, preliminary design description, Tom Brokaw and Tom Hanks help raise funds in NY, the fight for Iwo Jima, and more.

 
  Spring 1999
Tom Hanks public service announcements, NY legislature gives $1.2 million, remembrances of POW Sam Kahn, interview with Memphis Belle pilots, and more.


  Winter 1999
Boeing pledges $1.2 million to memorial, story of Sherman tank, and more.


 
  Fall 1998
AFL-CIO supports memorial campaign, interview with USS Monterey sailor Sam Galluzzo, announcement of Rose Monroe Society, color images of memorial, and more.

 
 



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