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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 image. 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.]
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Cemeteries & Burial Sites. In addition, it is included in the National Cemeteries series list.
 
Location. 38° 53.107′ N, 77° 4.033′ W. Marker is in Arlington National Cemetery, 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
The Embassy Bombings Marker, ANC, Section 51 image. Click for full size.
By Richard E. Miller, January 11, 2009
2. The Embassy Bombings Marker, ANC, Section 51
(approx. 0.2 miles away); "Price of Freedom" (approx. 0.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map 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 War on Terror, Al-Qaeda, East Africa.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on December 12, 2019. It was originally submitted on January 16, 2009, by Richard E. Miller of Oxon Hill, Maryland. This page has been viewed 809 times since then and 14 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.
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