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U.S. War Correspondent

 
 
U.S. War Correspondent Marker image. Click for full size.
By Richard E. Miller, August 30, 2008
1. U.S. War Correspondent Marker
Inscription.
This tree grows in memory
of journalists who died
while covering wars
or conflicts
for the American people.

One who finds a truth
lights a torch.
In remembrance:

 
Erected 1986 by No Greater Love, The Overseas Press Club, The Society of Professional Journalists-Sigma Delta Chi Foundation, and The National Press Club.
 
Location. 38° 52.63′ N, 77° 4.431′ W. Marker is in Arlington National Cemetery, Virginia, in Arlington County. Touch for map. Marker is in the northeast corner of Section 46 in the National Cemetery, near Memorial 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. American Special Operations Forces (a few steps from this marker); Vietnamese Rangers and Their American Ranger Advisors (a few steps from this marker); Landing Craft Support Ships (a few steps from this marker); Merrill's Marauders (within shouting distance of this marker); Canadian Cross of Sacrifice (within shouting distance of this marker); U. S. Army Reserves
U.S. War Correspondent Marker and memorial tree image. Click for full size.
By Richard E. Miller, August 30, 2008
2. U.S. War Correspondent Marker and memorial tree
ANC, Section 46.
(within shouting distance of this marker); Third Infantry Division, U.S. Army (within shouting distance of this marker); Exercise Tiger Memorial (within shouting distance of this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Arlington National Cemetery.
 
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U.S. War Correspondent Marker image. Click for full size.
By J. Makali Bruton, March 19, 2016
3. U.S. War Correspondent Marker
The Canadian Cross and the USS Maine Memorial can be seen to the right.
U.S. War Correspondent Marker and the Memorial Willow Oak Tree image. Click for full size.
By Mike Stroud, 2011
4. U.S. War Correspondent Marker and the Memorial Willow Oak Tree
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on September 23, 2008, by Richard E. Miller of Oxon Hill, Maryland. This page has been viewed 796 times since then and 14 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on September 23, 2008, by Richard E. Miller of Oxon Hill, Maryland.   3. submitted on March 20, 2016, by J. Makali Bruton of Querétaro, Mexico.   4. submitted on July 20, 2011, by Mike Stroud of Bluffton, South Carolina. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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