This day in 2000 - State approves WW2 Memorial funding - KWWL - Eastern Iowa Breaking News, Weather, Closings

This day in 2000 - State approves WW2 Memorial funding

WATERLOO (KWWL) -- It was on January 22nd in 2000 that state lawmakers unanimously agreed to help pay for the National World War Two Monument in Washington, D.C.

The state agreed to pay $278,000.  That amount worked out to be about one dollar for every Iowan who served in that war.  The memorial opened April 29th, 2004.
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