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

The Peacemaker

 
 
The Peacemaker Marker image. Click for full size.
By Mike Stroud, July 16, 2011
1. The Peacemaker Marker
on Grant Drive near Pershing Drive Arlington National Cemetery
Inscription.
In memory of the outstanding contributions of the aircrews and ground personnel who supported the B-36 Peacemaker nuclear force deterrent of the Strategic Air command from 1948 to 1958. Their sacrifice, dedication, rediness and vigilance significantly impacted on the successful and peaceful outcome of the Cold War. Peace was their profession; and, they did their job well.
Dedicated by the 7th Bomb Wing B-36 Association December 1999

 
Location. 38° 52.345′ N, 77° 4.263′ W. Marker is in Arlington National Cemetery, Virginia, in Arlington County. Marker is on Grant Drive near Pershing Drive, on the left when traveling north. Touch for map. Located in Section 3, Arlington National Cemetery with a Blue Atlas Cedar Memorial Tree. 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. 96th Infantry Division, U.S. Army (within shouting distance of this marker); 423rd Armored Field Artillery Battalion (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); Lieut. Col. Edmund Rice (about 400 feet away); Walter Reed, M.D. (about 500 feet away); Americal Division
The Peacemaker Marker and  Blue Atlas Cedar Memorial Tree image. Click for full size.
By Mike Stroud, July 16, 2011
2. The Peacemaker Marker and Blue Atlas Cedar Memorial Tree
(about 800 feet away); Berlin Airlift (about 800 feet away); First Marine Division Association (approx. 0.2 miles away); The Vietnamese Airborne Division and Their Advisors (approx. 0.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Arlington National Cemetery.
 
Categories. Air & SpaceWar, Cold
 
The B-36 Peacemaker image. Click for full size.
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3. The B-36 Peacemaker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on January 5, 2013, by Mike Stroud of Bluffton, South Carolina. This page has been viewed 318 times since then and 30 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on January 5, 2013, by Mike Stroud of Bluffton, South Carolina.   3. submitted on January 6, 2013, by Mike Stroud of Bluffton, South Carolina.
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