World War II Memorial (Fenway–Kenmore, Boston)

The World War II Memorial by John Francis Paramino is installed in Boston, Massachusetts, United States. It was completed during 1947–1949, copyrighted in 1948, and erected in 1949. The bronze and granite war memorial features an allegorical statue of winged female figure of Victory. Behind her is a wall with 27 bronze plaques listing the names of people who died in World War II. The work was surveyed as part of the Smithsonian Institution's "Save Outdoor Sculpture!" program in 1993.[1]

World War II Memorial
United States of America
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The memorial in 2013
For casualties of World War II
Unveiled1949; 73 years ago (1949)
Designed byJohn Francis Paramino
In memory of the men and women of boston who lost their lives in world war II


  1. ^ "World War II Memorial, (sculpture)". Smithsonian Institution. Retrieved October 17, 2019.

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Coordinates: 42°20′31.3″N 71°5′38.5″W / 42.342028°N 71.094028°W / 42.342028; -71.094028