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

Beirut Barracks Victims Memorial

"Let Peace Take Root"

 
 
Beirut Barracks Victims Memorial Marker image. Click for full size.
By J. Makali Bruton, September 2, 2015
1. Beirut Barracks Victims Memorial Marker
Inscription.  
This Cedar of Lebanon tree grows in living memory of the Americans killed in the Beirut terrorist attack and all victims of terrorism throughout the world.
Dedicated during the first memorial ceremony for these victims.

Given by: No Greater Love
October 23, 1984

A time of remembrance
 
Erected 1984 by No Greater Love.
 
Topics and series. This memorial is listed in this topic list: Patriots & Patriotism. In addition, it is included in the National Cemeteries series list.
 
Location. 38° 52.687′ N, 77° 3.948′ W. Marker is in Arlington National Cemetery, Virginia, in Arlington County. The marker and memorial cedar tree are among the graves at the southeast corner of Eisenhower and McClellan Drives, Section 59, at Arlington National Cemetery. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Arlington VA 22204, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. United States Army Military Police Corps (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); McClellan Gate (about 500 feet away); U.S.S. Houston and H.M.A.S. Perth (about 600 feet away);
Beirut Barracks Victims Memorial Marker image. Click for full size.
By J. Makali Bruton, September 2, 2015
2. Beirut Barracks Victims Memorial Marker
505th Parachute Infantry Regimental Combat Team (about 700 feet away); Faith ★ Honor ★ Virtue (about 700 feet away); 17th Airborne Division (about 700 feet away); The Military Order of the World Wars (about 700 feet away); U.S. Navy Bombing Squadron VB104 (approx. 0.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Arlington National Cemetery.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on September 8, 2015, by J. Makali Bruton of Querétaro, Mexico. This page has been viewed 248 times since then and 5 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on September 8, 2015, by J. Makali Bruton of Querétaro, Mexico.
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