Art of war: Creating poignant monuments for the modern world - CNN

Art of war: Creating poignant monuments for the modern world - CNN

Updated 11th November 2014

Above and Beyond by Rick Steinbock, Ned Broderick, Joe Fornelli and Mike Helbing, National Veterans Museum, 2001

Above and Beyond
, unveiled at the National Veterans Museum in Chicago in 2001, was made up of individual dog tags for each American soldier killed during the Vietnam War. There were enough tags to fill 400 square-foot. According to Grough, this repetition -- whether it's with poppies or white crosses -- adds impact.