Arlington in Arlington County, Virginia — The American South (Mid-Atlantic)
The Embassy Bombings
Nairobi - Dar Es Salaam
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.]
Topics and series. This memorial is listed in this topic list: Military. In addition, it is included in the National Cemeteries series list.
Location. 38° 53.107′ N, 77° 4.033′ W. Marker is in Arlington, Virginia, in Arlington County. Marker is located in Section 51 of the Cemetery, off Sherman Drive. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Fort Myer VA 22211, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. World War II Killed in Action Memorial (about 600 feet away, measured in a direct line); 101st Airborne Division (about 700 feet away); Richard Evelyn Byrd (about 700 feet away); Armored Forces (approx. 0.2 miles away); Seabees ~ Can Do (approx. 0.2 miles away); Honoring the Women Who Served (approx. 0.2 miles away); 4th Infantry (Ivy) Division (approx. 0.2 miles away); "Price of Freedom" (approx. 0.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Arlington.
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 War on Terror, Al-Qaeda, East Africa.
Credits. This page was last revised on June 9, 2021. It was originally submitted on January 16, 2009, by Richard E. Miller of Oxon Hill, Maryland. This page has been viewed 863 times since then and 20 times this year. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on January 16, 2009, by Richard E. Miller of Oxon Hill, Maryland. • Kevin W. was the editor who published this page.