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Arlington National Cemetery in Arlington County, Virginia — The American South (Mid-Atlantic)
 

The Embassy Bombings

Nairobi - Dar Es Salaam

 
 
The Embassy Bombings Marker Photo, Click for full size
By Richard E. Miller, January 11, 2009
1. The Embassy Bombings Marker
Inscription. Dedicated to the memory of all those who lost their lives in the embassy bombings in Nairobi, Kenya, and Dar Es Salaam, Tanzania - August 7, 1998.
[Outline map of Kenya and Tanzania on continent of Africa.]
 
Location. 38° 53.107′ N, 77° 4.033′ W. Marker is in Arlington National Cemetery, Virginia, in Arlington County. Click for map. Marker is located in Section 51 of the Cemetery, off Sherman Drive. 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. 101st Airborne Division (about 700 feet away, measured in a direct line); Richard Evelyn Byrd (about 700 feet away); Armored Forces (approx. 0.2 miles away); Seabees ~ Can Do (approx. 0.2 miles away); "Lest We Forget - We Stand on Your Shoulders" (approx. 0.2 miles away); The Hiker (approx. 0.2 miles away); Symbol of Friendship (approx. mile away); Let Freedom Ring (approx. mile away). Click for a list of all markers in Arlington National Cemetery.
 
Also see . . .  Wikipedia entry for the 1998 U.S. Embassy Bombings. (Submitted on January 16, 2009, by Richard E. Miller of Oxon Hill, Maryland.)
 
Additional keywords. Terrorism, Global
The Embassy Bombings Marker, ANC, Section 51 Photo, Click for full size
By Richard E. Miller, January 11, 2009
2. The Embassy Bombings Marker, ANC, Section 51
War on Terror, Al-Qaeda, East Africa.

 
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Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Richard E. Miller of Oxon Hill, Maryland. This page has been viewed 682 times since then and 58 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on , by Richard E. Miller of Oxon Hill, Maryland. • Kevin W. was the editor who published this page. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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