Liberty Memorial
Kansas City, Missouri
24 November 2006

Looking up at Kansas City sky.

A view of the Liberty Memorial looking north from the entrance driveway.

The bronze door at the base of Liberty Memorial.

In Honor Of Those Who Served During The World War
In Defense Of Liberty And Our Country

In the Presence of
Marshal Foch Admiral Beatty General Pershing
General Diaz General Jacques
Vice President Calvin Coolidge
Robert Alexander Long
President of the Liberty Memorial Association
Gift of the American Legion

Kansas City, Missouri skyline view from Liberty Memorial. Union Station seen in front.

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On November 1, 1921, the main Allied military leaders spoke to a crowd of close to 200,000. It was the only time that these leaders were together at one place. In attendance were Lieutenant General Baron Jacques of Belgium; General Armando Diaz of Italy; Marshal Ferdinand Foch of France; General John J. Pershing of the United States; and Admiral David Beatty of Great Britain. U.S. Vice President Calvin Coolidge also spoke.

Submitted by George Laughead, December 2006

Related: WWW-VL: Military History: World War One History

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