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Canadian Cross of Sacrifice

WW I / WW II / Korea

 
 
Canadian Cross of Sacrifice Marker image. Click for full size.
By Richard E. Miller, August 30, 2008
1. Canadian Cross of Sacrifice Marker
Inscription. [Panel 1]:
Erected by the Government of Canada in honour of the citizens of the United States who served in the Canadian Army and gave their lives in the Great War, 1914-1918.

[Panel 2]:
In honour of the citizens of the United States who served in the Canadian Armed Forces and gave their lives in the Second World War, 1939-1945.

[Panel 3]:
In honour of the citizens of the United States who served in the Canadian Armed Forces and gave their lives in the Korean Campaign, 1950-1953.
 
Erected 1927 by the Government of Canada.
 
Location. 38° 52.619′ N, 77° 4.447′ W. Marker is in Arlington National Cemetery, Virginia, in Arlington County. Click for map. Memorial is in Section 46 of the National Cemetery, off Farragut and Memorial Drives. Marker is in this post office area: Fort Myer VA 22211, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. American Special Operations Forces (within shouting distance of this marker); U.S. War Correspondent (within shouting distance of this marker); United States Space Shuttle Challenger (within shouting distance of this marker); An Attempt to Rescue American Hostages Held in Iran
Canadian Cross of Sacrifice Marker image. Click for full size.
By Richard E. Miller, August 30, 2008
2. Canadian Cross of Sacrifice Marker
(within shouting distance of this marker); United States Space Shuttle Columbia (within shouting distance of this marker); Merrill's Marauders (within shouting distance of this marker); U. S. Army Reserves (within shouting distance of this marker); Landing Craft Support Ships (within shouting distance of this marker). Click for a list of all markers in Arlington National Cemetery.
 
Also see . . .  Wikipedia entry for this and similar Cross of Sacrifice memorials. (Submitted on September 6, 2008, by Richard E. Miller of Oxon Hill, Maryland.)
 
Additional keywords. Canadian Cross, War Cross
 
Categories. 20th CenturyCemeteries & Burial SitesMilitaryWar, KoreanWar, World IWar, World II
 
 
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