USA World War I memorials in danger

World War I memorials across the US are falling into disrepair, reports the Washington Times.

The newspaper takes the example of the Waikiki Natatorium, built in 1927 as a tribute to 10,000 Hawaiians who served during the war.

The saltwater pool that is part of the memorial has been closed for decades, and now local government officials in Honolulu — instead of spending $70m to restore it — are going to demolish it and make a beach.

Meanwhile, in Greensboro, North Carolina, a sports stadium built as a World War I memorial is also crumbing.

To read the original report, click here.

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