9: An Annotated List of Reference Websites
Military History and Military Science: Memorials
in the Washington D.C. Area
This is the United States' most celebrated military cemetery
and is one of only two cemeteries officially administered by the
U.S. Army. The web site's historical link includes sections on casualties
of war, prominent Americans, and minorities buried here. There is
also a section on monuments and memorials located at the cemetery.
The Vietnam Veterans Memorial
This database is also a guide to the names of servicemen on
the Vietnam Veterans Memorial. It is searchable by the name, hometown,
state, rank, serial number, branch of service, and birth date of
military personnel listed as missing and killed in action during
the Vietnam War. It is an unofficial site not affiliated with the
The Korean War Veterans
This site describes the location and design of the memorial.
It also discusses the reasons why the United States entered the
World War II Memorial
The newest national war memorial in Washington, D.C. opened
to the public on April 29,2004. It is located on 17th Street, N.W.
between Constitution and Independence Avenues. Information on the
web site describes the memorial and discusses the design and construction
of the site.
African American Civil War Memorial
The only national memorial for United States Colored Troops in the Civil War, located in the historic U Street corridor of Washington, D.C.