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

The Rakkasans

 
 
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By J. Makali Bruton, March 19, 2016
1. The Rakkasans Marker
Inscription.
Insignia of the 187th Regimental Combat Team (Airborne)

"In honor of our fallen
comrades, 'till we form again"

Insignia of airborne regiments

 
Location. 38° 52.606′ N, 77° 4.247′ W. Marker is in Arlington National Cemetery, Virginia, in Arlington County. Marker is on Roosevelt Drive, on the left when traveling north. Touch for map. In Section 7A of Arlington National Cemetery east of the Tomb of the Unknowns. 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 Defenders of Bataan and Corregidor, Inc. (within shouting distance of this marker); Spirit of the Elbe (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); The Memorial Carillon at Arlington National Cemetery (about 400 feet away); Tomb of the Unknowns (about 500 feet away); Swiss Internees (about 700 feet away); Korean War Contemplative Bench (about 700 feet away); 63rd Infantry Division (approx. 0.2 miles away); Berlin Airlift (approx. 0.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Arlington National Cemetery.
 
Categories. War, World II
 
The Rakkasans Marker image. Click for full size.
By J. Makali Bruton, March 19, 2016
2. The Rakkasans Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on March 20, 2016, by J. Makali Bruton of Querétaro, Mexico. This page has been viewed 192 times since then and 38 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on March 20, 2016, by J. Makali Bruton of Querétaro, Mexico.
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