WWII Memorial Groundbreaking

An unidentified WWII veteran applauds during a speech, while WWII re-enactors sit on a WWII-era Jeep on the National Mall in Washington, D.C., during the groundbreaking ceremony of the National World War Two Memorial.  Some of the speakers included Secretary of Defense William S. Cohen, actor Tom Hanks, President Bill Clinton and Senator Bob Dole.  Photo by Michael Downes/personal archive. Published in 2001 Sooner yearbook.

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