Tag: naval warfare

Peace Monument

Peace Monument

“A good Navy is not a provocation to war. It is the surest guaranty of peace.”

Standing in a lonely traffic circle west of the U.S. Capitol building is a memorial that has come to be called the Peace Monument. Most of the visitors it receives have come to see the Ulysses S. Grant Memorial, and few know that it stands in honor of the naval war dead of the American Civil War.

peace 1

Continue reading “Peace Monument”

Advertisements