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Valiants Memorial, Ottawa

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The Valiants Memorial is a military monument located in Ottawa, Canada's capital, commemorating fourteen key figures from the military history of the country. Dedicated by Governor General Michaëlle Jean on 5 November 2006, the work consists of nine busts and five statues, all life-sized, by artists Marlene Hilton Moore and John McEwen.The monument was installed around the Sappers Staircase, an underpass on the northeastern corner of Confederation Square, adjacent to the National War Memorial. The wall of the staircase is decorated with a quotation from the Aeneid by Virgil: "Nulla dies umquam memori vos eximet aevo"which translates to "No day will ever erase you from the memory of time".The heroes commemorated in the monument are:From the French Regime :From the American Revolution :From the War of 1812 :From the First World War :From the Second World War :
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  • Valiants Memorial is a military monument in the Ontario municipality of Ottawa. It commemorates fourteen key figures from Canada’s military history. Dedicated by Her Excellency, the Right Honourable.....  more »
  • These are a collection of small statues, commemorating some of Canada’s heroes, it is just across the road from he War Memorial and easy to find, and well worth a look.  more »
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  • A beautiful monument to 14 valiant individuals who played an important part in shaping the history of Canada. The memorial is made up of 9 busts and 5 statues and are spaced out around a pedestrian block, providing plenty of space to take pictures and admire the statues.
  • Nice tribute to all serving man and women
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