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Winged Victory

This statue appears atop one of the buildings in the Arizona State Capitol complex in downtown Phoenix. It looked very familiar to me when I saw it for the first time on the day I took this picture, and I think I know why: I am almost certain that a replica of this same statue -- which itself might be a replica of the original -- was erected at one of the United States military cemeteries in Europe, possibly the one overlooking Omaha Beach in Normandy.

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Taken on December 7, 2006