Veterans Day - Memorial Murals
SLIDE ONE: The third mural in a series of three will be unveiled this Veterans Day in Amherst, Ohio.
SLIDE TWO: Mike Sekletar first completed a reproduction of the famous Iwo Jima flag raising photograph on Iwo Jima during World War II in 2011.
SLIDE THREE: In 2013, Sekletar added a mural based on a painting of a veteran visiting the Vietnam Veterans Memorial in Washington, D.C.
SLIDE FOUR: This year, the artist is completing the series with a tribute to veterans of the Korean War. Various roles of our military in that war are represented, such as nurses, combat soldiers, aircraft, and a battleship.
SLIDE FIVE: The Korean War mural will be dedicated today in a ceremony in Amherst. Murals are often used to honor soldiers, battles, and particularly veterans for their service.
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