HEROES: No Concrete Jeeps

Viewing the elephantastic $2,750,000 World War I Liberty Memorial above Kansas City's famed Union Station Plaza, the late Will Rogers delighted art critics and deeply wounded the pride of Kansas Citizens when he asked: "What is it? A silo?"

Thousands of other U.S. war memorials, better and worse than Kansas City's, have drawn like comments, from plain men and professional critics. Nevertheless, they exist. The U.S., in fact, began World War II with a rigid militia of statuary almost as big as the standing army. Now, with the U.S. entering its fourth war year and some World War II memorials...

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