The National Monument had been erected in memory of the martyred soldiers during the battle of independence of Malaysia. The soldiers who died during the Second World War are represented here as Japan occupied parts of South Asia. The monument stands as one of the biggest bronze statues on earth. It was designed by Felix de Weldon and was built in the year 1966. The statue is a representative of the general freedom of Malaysia. The statue shows seven soldiers who are carrying Malaysian flags. All the seven warriors represent seven different leadership qualities that include sacrifice, courage, suffering, wariness, strength, unity, and command.