Photographs of the Second Division Monument including the "Flaming Sword".
A brief history
- The Second Division Monument is located in the south-west corner of President's Park & commemorates the soldiers who died while serving in the Second Infantry Division of the United
- The memorial was designed by James Earle Fraser and dedicated by President Franklin D. Roosevelt on July 18th, 1936.
- The striking flaming sword symbolises the defence of Pari from the German advances.
- The memorial had later additions of two wings honouring the soldiers who served in the Second Infantry Division in World War II & the Korean War.
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