Saturday, November 11, 2006

Tomb of the Unknown Soldier

11 November 1921 -
Dedication of the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier

"Here rests in honored glory
an American Soldier
known but to God."

Three years after the end of World War I, the remains of an unknown soldier were intered at this spot in Arlington Cemetery. In 1958, a soldier from World War II and a soldier from the Korean War were interred.

Representative of all who served and died for this country, the tomb is guarded 24 hours a day, 7 days a week by selected members of the Old Guard.

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