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Memorial tree and marker, looking north. image, Touch for more information
By Richard E. Miller, August 24, 2008
Memorial tree and marker, looking north.
Virginia (Arlington County), Arlington National Cemetery — "Lest We Forget - We Stand on Your Shoulders"
Dedicated in memory of the United States Colored Troops, citizens, freed slaves, and contraband of Freedman's Village by the descendants and friends. October 9, 1992. — Map (db m15009) HM
Virginia (Arlington County), Arlington National Cemetery — "The Borinqueneers" — 65th Infantry Regiment, U.S. Army
Dedicated to the men of the 65th Infantry Regiment, United States Army, for their valor and patriotism during the Korean War, 1950 - 1953. Official seals of the Department of the Army and the 65th Infantry Regiment Dedicado a los . . . — Map (db m77574) WM
Virginia (Arlington County), Arlington National Cemetery — 101st Airborne Division
"The 101st has no history but it has a rendezvous with destiny." Major General William C. Lee Aug 19, 1942 — Map (db m4923) HM
Virginia (Arlington County), Arlington National Cemetery — 104th Infantry Division
Dedicated by 104th Infantry Division In memory of Our Fallen Brothers World War II — Map (db m98621) HM
Virginia (Arlington County), Arlington National Cemetery — 144th Army Postal Unit
APO 144, N.Y. - WW II - Europe England - France - Belgium They moved the mail They enhanced the morale 1st. Lt. Wm. K. Armstrong, ACC · S/Sgt. John D. Caidano · Sgt. Fred A. Murphy · T/4 Willis W. Cresswell · T/4 Ira Osteen · T/5 Richard W. Betts . . . — Map (db m98626) WM
Virginia (Arlington County), Arlington National Cemetery — 173d Airborne Brigade (Sep) — 1963 - 1971
In commemoration of all Sky Soldiers whose valor and sacrifice in defense of South Vietnam must never be forgotten. "All gave some - Some gave all" Renderings of military insignia: Combat Infantryman Badge 173rd Airborne Brigade Paratrooper . . . — Map (db m24554) HM
Virginia (Arlington County), Arlington National Cemetery — 199th Light Infantry Brigade
In honor of the Redcatchers for their sacrifice and selfless dedication to duty in the Republic of Vietnam, 1966-1970. They shall remain a steadfast example in the hearts of their fellow soldiers and countrymen. Insignia of the 199th . . . — Map (db m98642) WM
Virginia (Arlington County), Arlington National Cemetery — 423rd Armored Field Artillery Battalion
Insignia of the Tenth Armored "Tiger" Division This tree planted in memory of the courageous men of the 423rd Armored Field Artillery Battalion Commanded by LTC William W. Beverley who fought so valiantly in the European Theatre of . . . — Map (db m93099) WM
Virginia (Arlington County), Arlington National Cemetery — 455th Bombardment Group (Heavy)
In memory 455th Bombardment Group (Heavy) San Giovanni Airfield, Italy 1943-1945 This oak tree, planted April, 1996, is in living memory of those who made the supreme sacrifice in the skies over Europe during World War II to preserve our freedoms. . . . — Map (db m98605) WM
Virginia (Arlington County), Arlington National Cemetery — 484th Bombardment Group
The 484th Bomb Group (H) 49th Bomb Wing 15th AF, Flew Bombing Missions From Torretta Airfield, Italy 1944-45 and Was Part of the Greatest Aerial Armada to Ever Take to the Skies (484th Bomb Group Association) This Plaque . . . — Map (db m62341) WM
Virginia (Arlington County), Arlington National Cemetery — 503rd Parachute Regimental Combat Team — World War II
503rd Prcht Inf Reg 462nd Prcht Arty Bn 161st Prcht Eng Co This Memorial Is Dedicated to the Memory of Our Comrades Who Gave Their Lives In The Cause of Freedom During World War II — Map (db m62454) WM
Virginia (Arlington County), Arlington National Cemetery — 555th Parachute Infantry Battalion — "Triple Nickels"           "Smoke Jumpers" —       1943    -    1947     
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Virginia (Arlington County), Arlington National Cemetery — 63rd Infantry Division
Ardennes / Alsace Rhineland Central Europe 1944 - 1945 In Honor Of The More Than 1000 Men Of The 63RD Infantry Division Who Gave Their Lives So That We May Live Free Dedicated to their fallen comrades by the men of . . . — Map (db m62350) WM
Virginia (Arlington County), Arlington National Cemetery — 92d Infantry Division
World War I France 1918 Meuse-Argonne * World War II Italy 1944-45 Rome-Arno North Apennines Po Valley *** "I do not ask that Thou shall front the fray, And drive the warring foemen from my sight; I only ask O Lord, by . . . — Map (db m11882) HM
Virginia (Arlington County), Arlington National Cemetery — 93rd Bombardment Group (Heavy)
Alconbury and Hardwick, England North Africa: Three Tours WWII Strategic Bombing 1942 - 1945 In Memory of Those Who Made the Supreme Sacrifice in the Skies Over Europe During World War II to Preserve Our Freedoms. Dedicated to All Who . . . — Map (db m62342) WM
Virginia (Arlington County), Arlington National Cemetery — 96th Infantry Division, U.S. Army — Leyte 1944 • Okinawa 1945
In memory of our fallen comrades of the 96th Infantry Division, U.S. Army killed on Leyte, Philippines and Okinawa, Japan and to all Deadeyes who fought with valor and distinction to defeat Imperial Japan — Map (db m61926) WM
Virginia (Arlington County), Arlington National Cemetery — A Garden Sustains
This garden fed the Custis and Lee families, their many guests, the enslaved house workers, and even the Federal Army. It provided for the family from early spring to late fall. The harvest included fruits and vegetables such as berries, potatoes, . . . — Map (db m93092) HM
Virginia (Arlington County), Arlington National Cemetery — African American Veterans of the Korean War — 1950-1953
Dedicated to all African American Veterans of the Korean War, 1950-1953, for your valor, pride, patriotism and professionalism. Your pioneering efforts and sacrifices have contributed immensely to the development of today's Soldiers, Sailors, . . . — Map (db m11216) WM
Virginia (Arlington County), Arlington National Cemetery — Americal Division
Dedicated to those that served WWII · Korea · Vietnam Under the Southern Cross Americal (23rd Infanty) Division sleeve insigniaMap (db m98600) WM
Virginia (Arlington County), Arlington National Cemetery — American Defenders of Bataan and Corregidor, Inc.
This memorial honors the thousands of American prisoners of war who died on death marches, work details or perished in transit to slave labor camps in Japan. — Map (db m63705) WM
Virginia (Arlington County), Arlington National Cemetery — American Ex-Prisoners of War
Non Solum Armis ("Not By Arms Alone") We Exist To Help Those Who Cannot Help Themselves     10 Nov 1997 — Map (db m62372) WM
Virginia (Arlington County), Arlington National Cemetery — American Special Operations Forces
In sacred memory of American Special Operations Forces. "Courage and Sacrifice." [Five organizational emblems/insignia follow:] United States Special Operations Command, [U.S. Army Special Forces] Airborne, Joint . . . — Map (db m12589) HM
Virginia (Arlington County), Arlington National Cemetery — American Volunteer Group, China Air Task Force and the 14th Air Force
This oak tree was planted as a memorial to those who served in the American Volunteer Group, the China Air Task Force and the 14th Air Force during World War II. Dedicated by the members of the Flying Tigers of the 14th Air Force Association . . . — Map (db m11694) HM
Virginia (Arlington County), Arlington National Cemetery — American-Armenian Volunteer Memorial
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Virginia (Arlington County), Arlington National Cemetery — Amphibious Scouts and Raiders World War II — 1942-1945 — "We led the way!"
Rendering of organizational insignia 1942 · We Led The Way · 1945 In memory of our fallen comrades who sacrified their lives in the service of their country while serving in the United States Navy and Army Amphibious Scouts and Raiders . . . — Map (db m15183) HM
Virginia (Arlington County), Arlington National Cemetery — An Attempt to Rescue American Hostages Held in Iran — 25 April 1980
In honor of members of the United States Armed Forces who died during an attempt to rescue American hostages held in Iran 25 April 1980 · U.S. Marine Corps · John D. Harvey Sgt., 30 May 1958 George N. Holmes, Jr. Cpl., 20 . . . — Map (db m11105) HM
Virginia (Arlington County), Arlington National Cemetery — Argonne Cross
(East Base) In Memory Of Our Men In France 1917 1918 (West base) Erected Through The Efforts Of The Argonne Unit American Women's Legion — Map (db m45119) WM
Virginia (Arlington County), Arlington National Cemetery — Arlington Estate, 1860
In 1778, John Parke Custis purchased most of the 1,100 acres comprising this estate from the Alexander family. John's son, George Washington Parke Custis, came in 1802 and completed the house in 1818. He named it “Arlington” after the . . . — Map (db m70738) HM
Virginia (Arlington County), Arlington National Cemetery — Arlington House, 1864
On May 24, 1861, Union troops crossed the Potomac River into Virgina and occupied the Arlington Estate. Officers lived in the house while hundreds of soldiers camped on the grounds. The Army crisscrossed the estate with roads and telegraph lines, . . . — Map (db m70729) HM
Virginia (Arlington County), Arlington National Cemetery — Armored Forces
"A balanced team of combat arms and services of equal importance and equal prestige" Maj Gen Adna Chaffee Father of the American Armored Force — Map (db m4924) HM
Virginia (Arlington County), Arlington National Cemetery — Army, Navy, and Air Force Nurses
This monument was erected in 1938 and rededicated in 1971 to commemorate devoted service to country and humanity by Army, Navy, and Air Force Nurses. — Map (db m12350) HM
Virginia (Arlington County), Arlington National Cemetery — Battle of the Bulge Monument — Triumph of Courage — December 16, 1944 - January 25, 1945
To the World War II American soldiers who fought in the Battle of the Bulge, the greatest land battle in the history of the United States Army. An emblem of the Association of the Veterans of the Battle of the Bulge is engraved on the . . . — Map (db m11211) HM
Virginia (Arlington County), Arlington National Cemetery — Beirut Barracks Victims Memorial — "Let Peace Take Root"
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 . . . — Map (db m88360) HM WM
Virginia (Arlington County), Arlington National Cemetery — Berlin Airlift
In memory of the United States military personnel who served on the Berlin Airlift, 26 June 1948 to 30 September 1949. [Insignia of:] Berlin Airlift Veterans Assoc. [Renderings of two U.S. transport aircraft] Presented by the Berlin . . . — Map (db m24603) WM
Virginia (Arlington County), Arlington National Cemetery — Buffalo Soldiers — Centennial Ceremony — July 1, 1898 - July 1, 1998
Dedicated to the Buffalo Soldiers, 9th and 10th Cavalry, and the 24th and 25th Infantry Regiments (Colored Troops) for valiant service in the Spanish-American War. They charged up San Juan Hill and El Caney, Cuba with Teddy Roosevelt and the Rough . . . — Map (db m11889) HM
Virginia (Arlington County), Arlington National Cemetery — Canadian Cross of Sacrifice — WW I / WW II / Korea
[Panel 1]: Erected by the Government of Canada in honour of the citizens of the United States who served in the Canadian Army and gave their lives in the Great War, 1914-1918. [Panel 2]: In honour of the citizens of the . . . — Map (db m11138) HM
Virginia (Arlington County), Arlington National Cemetery — Chaplains Hill
Left-most, first marker Catholic Chaplains who died serving their country in World War II and in the Korean and Vietnam conflicts World War II Antonucci, Ralph A. · Babst, Julius J. · Bacigalupo, Andrew · Barrett, Thomas J. · . . . — Map (db m45149) WM
Virginia (Arlington County), Arlington National Cemetery — Civil Air Patrol
[Emblem for the United States Air Force Auxiliary - Civil Air Patrol] Dedicated to the memory of Civil Air Patrol members who gave their lives in service to this nation that others might live. — Map (db m15368) HM
Virginia (Arlington County), Arlington National Cemetery — Civil War Unknowns Monument
Beneath this stone repose the bones of two thousand, one hundred and eleven unknown soldiers gathered after the war from the fields of Bull Run and the route to the Rappahannock. Their remains could not be identified, but their names and deaths . . . — Map (db m24595) HM
Virginia (Arlington County), Arlington National Cemetery — Confederate Memorial
Panel 1: "Not for fame or reward, not for place or for rank; not lured by ambition or goaded by necessity; but in simple obedience to duty as they understood it; these men suffered all, sacrificed all, dared all, and died." Panel . . . — Map (db m11807) HM
Virginia (Arlington County), Arlington National Cemetery — Dependence on Slave Labor — Arlington House, The Robert E. Lee Memorial
Unlike the planters in the lower south, the Custis and Lee family grew mostly food crops on this 1,100 acre plantation as well as at two other sites. George Washington Park Custis limited the cultivation of cotton and tobacco because they were labor . . . — Map (db m70676) HM
Virginia (Arlington County), Arlington National Cemetery — Doubleday
Abner Doubleday Col. to Bvt. Major General U.S. Army Major General Volunteers 1819 1893 He was graduated at West Point 1842 1848 Mexican War 1852 Commissioner to Mexico 1854 Indian Hostilities in Texas 1856 Indian Hostilities . . . — Map (db m99557) WM
Virginia (Arlington County), Arlington National Cemetery — Exercise Tiger Memorial
In honor of the men of the Army 1st Engineer Special Brigade, 4th Infantry Division, VII Corps Headquarters, and Navy 11th Amphibious Force Convoy T-4, who suffered and perished on April 28, 1944. While conducting “Exercise Tiger” at . . . — Map (db m36655) WM
Virginia (Arlington County), Arlington National Cemetery — Field Marshal Sir John Dill — G.C.B., C.M.G., D.S.O., D.S.M., L.L.D. — 1881 - 1944
Joint Resolution recognizing the outstanding service rendered to the United Nations by Field Marshal Sir John Dill Whereas the Congress, having been informed of the death of Field Marshall Sir John Dill, in Washington, District of . . . — Map (db m30690) HM
Virginia (Arlington County), Arlington National Cemetery — First Marine Division Association
First Marine Division Association World War II · North China · Korea · Vietnam · Southwest Asia · Cold War Semper Fidelis 1st Marine Division insigniaMap (db m98601) WM
Virginia (Arlington County), Arlington National Cemetery — Garden to Graves — Arlington House, The Robert E. Lee Memorial
The dead from three years of Civil War filled all burial spaces in the area. In 1864, President Lincoln charged General Montgomery Meigs with locating a site for a new national cemetery. Arlington's high elevation and aesthetic beauty made it ideal, . . . — Map (db m70711) HM
Virginia (Arlington County), Arlington National Cemetery — General Philip Kearny Memorial
[on base of statue by Edward Clark Potter, south face:] KEARNY [west face:] New Jersey honors her most distinguished soldier. Erected 1914 [north face:] Major General Philip Kearny Born June 1, 1814 . . . — Map (db m22087) HM
Virginia (Arlington County), Arlington National Cemetery — Guardian of a Nation's Heritage — Arlington House, The Robert E. Lee Memorial
Selina Gray, her husband, and their eight children lived in the room to your right. She was Mrs. Lee's personal maid and later the head housekeeper. Her parents had been Mt. Vernon slaves, so she grew up steeped in the lore of George Washington. . . . — Map (db m70500) HM
Virginia (Arlington County), Arlington National Cemetery — Ignace Jan Paderewski
The American Legion In memory of Ignace Jan Paderewski artist, composer, musician, statesman, patriot, humanitarian and friend of American war veterans, who, from his death to the rebirth of freedom in his homeland, here rested in honor . . . — Map (db m11133) HM
Virginia (Arlington County), Arlington National Cemetery — Indian Warriors and Their Brothers — The Viet-Nam Era Veterans
Dedicated to our Indian warriors and their brothers who have served us so well - the Viet-Nam era veterans. We are honored to remember you. — Map (db m15815) HM
Virginia (Arlington County), Arlington National Cemetery — Khe Sanh Veterans
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Virginia (Arlington County), Arlington National Cemetery — Kitchen Garden — Arlington House
Large estates customarily had a vegetable garden and summer kitchen near the main house. Slaves gathered fresh produce, prepared it in the summer kitchen, and carried it directly to the main dining room. Arlington’s garden extended from the . . . — Map (db m71606) HM
Virginia (Arlington County), Arlington National Cemetery — Korean War Contemplative Bench
“The beginning of the end of war lies in remembrance.”Herman Wouk In sacred memory of those Americans who gave their lives during the Korean War, 1950 - 1953. 54,246 Died. 8,177 Missing in Action. 389 . . . — Map (db m18005) WM
Virginia (Arlington County), Arlington National Cemetery — Lancaster Monument
Original marker: The officers and crew attached to the U. S. Steamer Lancaster, Flag Officer J. B. Montgomery, on her first cruise in these seas, erect this monument in memory of shipmates who died and are buried here. Bronze . . . — Map (db m100123) WM
Virginia (Arlington County), Arlington National Cemetery — Landing Craft Support Ships
This Oak planted as a Memorial to the WWII sailors who manned the U.S. Navy Landing Craft Support Ships. Was Dedicated By The National Association of USS LCS(L) 1-130 On 26 August 1994. "We were the Mighty Midgets... The small . . . — Map (db m62351) WM
Virginia (Arlington County), Arlington National Cemetery — Lexington Minute Men
In Memory Of The Men of the Lexington Militia Killed In Action • 19 April 1775 During the First Battle of the American Revolution John Brown     Robert Munroe Samuel Hadley     Isaac Muzzy Caleb Harrington      Jonas Parker . . . — Map (db m62373) WM
Virginia (Arlington County), Arlington National Cemetery — Lieut. Col. Edmund Rice
The Congress to Lieut. Col. Edmund Rice 19th Mass. Vols for conspicuous bravery on the 3rd day of Gettysburg. — Map (db m93428) WM
Virginia (Arlington County), Arlington National Cemetery — Mary Randolph
Mary Randolph, wife of David Meade Randoph, and first person known to be buried at Arlington, was the eldest child of Thomas Mann and Ann Cary Randolph, of Tuckahoe. Her maternal grandfather was Archibald Cary, of Ampthill; Her paternal . . . — Map (db m70511) HM
Virginia (Arlington County), Arlington National Cemetery — Mast of the USS Maine
The United States Battleship MAINE exploded and sank in Havana Harbor, Cuba on February 15, 1898. The rallying cry, "Remember the MAINE" swept the nation, inciting public opinion and precipitating the Spanish-American War. In March, . . . — Map (db m10977) HM
Virginia (Arlington County), Arlington National Cemetery — Matthew Alexander Henson — Co-discoverer of the North Pole
Obverse: Reached the North Pole on April 6, 1909, with Robert E. Peary and four Polar Eskimos. [Caption with image of group at Pole:] Ooqueah, Ootah, Henson, Egingwah, Seegloo. Matthew Alexander Henson Re-interment . . . — Map (db m11773) HM
Virginia (Arlington County), Arlington National Cemetery — McClellan Gate
[East face, top of the arch:] McCLELLAN Here rest 15,585 of the 315,555 citizens who died in defense of our country from 1861 to 1865. "On fame's eternal camping ground their silent tents are spread, And glory guards with . . . — Map (db m24587) HM
Virginia (Arlington County), Arlington National Cemetery — Memorial to US Airmen killed in Denmark
In World War II a total of 135 U.S. airmen were killed in action over Denmark where they were buried. They defied danger to come to our assistance in our fight for freedom. They will forever be remembered with Denmark's gratitude. — Map (db m11851) HM
Virginia (Arlington County), Arlington National Cemetery — Merrill's Marauders
[Unit insignia]: "Ranger - Merrill's Marauders" In memory of the gallant men of the 5307th Composite Unit (Prov.) Northern Burma Campaign, 1944 "Sua Sponte" — Map (db m15173) HM
Virginia (Arlington County), Arlington National Cemetery — Montford Point Marines — The First Black Marines — 1942      -     1949
"The footprints of the Montford Point Marines were left on the beaches of Roi-Namur, Saipan, Guam, Peleliu, Iwo Jima, and Okinawa. The tides and winds have, long ago, washed them out into the seas of history; but, “The Chosen Few” in . . . — Map (db m11472) HM
Virginia (Arlington County), Arlington National Cemetery — Naval Combat Demolition Units
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Virginia (Arlington County), Arlington National Cemetery — Operation Restore Hope — Somalia, 1992-1995
In sacred memory of those who died in a distant land, rekindling the flame of hope for a suffering people. Dedicated by No Greater Love, October 3, 1994. — Map (db m12325) HM
Virginia (Arlington County), Arlington National Cemetery — Pan American Airways Flight 103 Memorial Cairn
In remembrance of the two hundred and seventy people killed in the terrorist bombing of Pan American Airways Flight 103 over Lockerbie, Scotland 21 December 1988. Presented by the Lockerbie Air Disaster Trust to the United States of America. . . . — Map (db m10957) HM
Virginia (Arlington County), Arlington National Cemetery — Pierre Charles L’Enfant
Revolutionary Soldier, 1775-1783 Pierre Charles L’Enfant Engineer, Artist, Soldier under the direction of George Washington, designed the plan for the Federal City Major US Engineer Corps 1782 Charter member of the Society of the . . . — Map (db m10949) HM
Virginia (Arlington County), Arlington National Cemetery — R Adams Cowley
(front) R Adams Cowley 1st Lieutenant Medical Corps United States Army July 15, 1917 - October 27, 1991 Next to creating a life the finest thing a man can do is to save one Abraham Lincoln (back) A . . . — Map (db m99555) HM
Virginia (Arlington County), Arlington National Cemetery — Richard Evelyn Byrd
Rear Admiral United States Navy October 25, 1888 - March 11, 1957 Upon the bright globe he carved his signature of courage — Map (db m4920) HM
Virginia (Arlington County), Arlington National Cemetery — Robert Edwin Peary — Discoverer of the North Pole - April 6, 1909 — [and] his beloved wife, Josephine Diebitsch (1863-1955)
Rear Admiral, USN; Civil Engineer, Explorer, Scientist (1856-1920) Invenium Viam Avt Facium Erected by the National Geographic Society. Dedicated April 6, 1922, by the President of the United States, the Chief Justice of the United . . . — Map (db m14709) HM
Virginia (Arlington County), Arlington National Cemetery — Rough Riders — 1st U.S. Vol. Cavalry (18)98 — Las Guasimas, San Juan, Santiago
In memory of the deceased members of the 1st U.S. Volunteer Cavalry, Spanish American War. North face 1st Sgt. Fred R. Meyers · 3.M. Sgt. George Walsh · Sergt. Hamilton Fish, Jr. · Sergt. Henry H. Haywood · Sergt. Marcus D. Russell · Corpl . . . — Map (db m11666) WM
Virginia (Arlington County), Arlington National Cemetery — Sailors, Coast Guardsmen and Marines of African and Asian-Pacific Descent — Cooks, Stewards, and Messmen
In memory of all U.S. Sailors, Coast Guardsmen and Marines of African and Asian-Pacific Descent who honorably served officers as cooks, stewards and messmen on U.S. Navy ships and bases and who valiantly manned battle stations during World War II . . . — Map (db m70767) HM
Virginia (Arlington County), Arlington National Cemetery — Seabees ~ Can Do
With compassion for others We build ~ We fight For peace with freedom (On the frieze behind the statue): With willing hearts and skillful hands, the difficult we do at once; the impossible takes a bit longer (On the panel to . . . — Map (db m4925) HM
Virginia (Arlington County), Arlington National Cemetery — Selina Gray
Selina Gray, the daughter of Leonard and Sallie Norris, was a second generation Arlington slave. For a number of years, Selina was the personal maid of Mrs. Robert E. Lee. By 1861, Salina had become the head housekeeper at Arlington. When Mrs. Lee . . . — Map (db m10970) HM
Virginia (Arlington County), Arlington National Cemetery — Spanish American War Memorial
To the soldiers and sailors of the United States who gave their lives for their country in the War of 1898-99 with Spain, this monument is dedicated with sorrow, gratitude and pride by the National Society of the Colonial Dames of America in the . . . — Map (db m11836) HM
Virginia (Arlington County), Arlington National Cemetery — Spanish-American War Nurses Memorial
In memory of the women who gave their lives as Army nurses in 1898. — Map (db m11838) HM
Virginia (Arlington County), Arlington National Cemetery — Spirit of the Elbe
In recognition of the cooperation of American, Soviet, and Allied armed forces during World War II, this marker symbolizes the link up of Soviet and American elements at the Elbe River on 25 April 1945. In tribute to the battle against . . . — Map (db m30704) HM
Virginia (Arlington County), Arlington National Cemetery — Swiss Internees
In memory of the gallant combat aircrewmen of the USAAF 8th, 9th, 12th, and 15th Air Forces who were left in Switzerland, 1943-1945 during WWII with "everlasting friends." [Insignia of:] Swiss Internees Association, Inc. U.S.A. Camp . . . — Map (db m24558) HM
Virginia (Arlington County), Arlington National Cemetery — Task Force Smith
Dedicated to the memory of the 375 infantrymen from the 1st Battalion 21st Infantry, the 134 artillerymen from the 52nd Field Artillery Battalion, and the 31 medical personnel from the medical company of the 21st Infantry Regiment who comprised Task . . . — Map (db m15130) HM
Virginia (Arlington County), Arlington National Cemetery — The 23rd Regimental Combat Team in Korea
Dedicated to the memory of the members of the 23rd Regimental Combat Team missing or killed in action during the Korean War 1950-1953 Presented by the members of the 23rd Infantry Regiment Korean War Branch 2nd Infantry Division Association 2nd . . . — Map (db m98643) WM
Virginia (Arlington County), Arlington National Cemetery — The 82nd Airborne Division Association
Dedicated 1 May 1992 by the "Col" Reuben H. Tucker Chapter 82nd Airborne Division Association To the memory of every member past and present - living and deceased who served in the 504th Parachute Infantry Regiment "The Devils in Baggy Pants" . . . — Map (db m98633) WM
Virginia (Arlington County), Arlington National Cemetery — The Arlington Woodlands — Arlington House, The Robert E. Lee Memorial
"Cherish these forest trees," Marquis de Lafayette, 1825. William Howard Russell, a famous 19th century English correspondent, once described the forest before you as "some of the finest woods I have seen in America." Two centuries earlier the . . . — Map (db m11750) HM
Virginia (Arlington County), Arlington National Cemetery — The Embassy Bombings — Nairobi - Dar Es Salaam
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.] — Map (db m15365) HM
Virginia (Arlington County), Arlington National Cemetery — The Flower Garden — Arlington House, The Robert E. Lee Memorial — Arlington National Cemetery
Mrs. Robert E. Lee took special interest in the flower garden, and she helped shape its final design. In the center stood a large, latticed arbor, its walls covered with flowering jasmine. The Lees used the arbor for summer entertaining and as . . . — Map (db m70683) HM
Virginia (Arlington County), Arlington National Cemetery — The Hiker — 1898 - 1902
Cuba, Philippine Islands, Porto-Rico [sic], USA [Seal of the Spanish War Veterans,] — Map (db m17911) HM
Virginia (Arlington County), Arlington National Cemetery — The Kingdom of My Childhood — Arlington House, The Robert E. Lee Memorial
Here the Custis and Lee family members entertained guests, strolled with suitors, read precious letters, buried their much beloved pets, communed with nature, engaged in spiritual reflection, and enjoyed the shade and solitude of a wooden arbor. . . . — Map (db m70685) HM
Virginia (Arlington County), Arlington National Cemetery — The Memorial Carillon at Arlington National Cemetery
By Act of Congress October 25, 1949 Amvets Herein installed and presented a carillon to the people of the United States as a memorial to those who died in World War II Dedicated December 21, 1949 By President Harry S. Truman Rededicated April 2, . . . — Map (db m93236) WM
Virginia (Arlington County), Arlington National Cemetery — The Peacemaker
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 . . . — Map (db m62374) WM
Virginia (Arlington County), Arlington National Cemetery — The Rakkasans
Insignia of the 187th Regimental Combat Team (Airborne) "In honor of our fallen comrades, 'till we form again" Insignia of airborne regimentsMap (db m93166) WM
Virginia (Arlington County), Arlington National Cemetery — The Tuskegee Airmen of World War II — They Accepted the Challenge
Two hundred strategic bomber escort missions over Europe with the 15th Air Force without the loss of a single bomber to enemy aircraft, 1944-45, a record unsurpassed. Dedicated in their memory, 10 November 1995. — Map (db m13838) HM
Virginia (Arlington County), Arlington National Cemetery — The Vietnamese Airborne Division and Their Advisors
Dedicated to the memory of the paratroopers (Mu-Do) of the Vietnamese Airborne Division (Su-Doan Nhay Du) and their advisors (Co Van), the Red Hats and Red Markers of Advisory Team 162, Military Assistance Command, Vietnam . . . — Map (db m12047) HM
Virginia (Arlington County), Arlington National Cemetery — They Served with Honor - The Persian Gulf — 1990-1991
To the Brave Hearts Who gave their lives, May we all know the peace For which they died. Dedicated by No Greater Love, February 28, 1992. — Map (db m12331) WM
Virginia (Arlington County), Arlington National Cemetery — Third Infantry Division, U.S. Army — "Rock of the Marne"
The 3d Division was organized at Camp Greene, North Carolina on 23 November 1917. All units of the division were in France by March 1918. The division entered combat in May. On July 15 it distinguished itself in defense of the Marne River at . . . — Map (db m11143) HM
Virginia (Arlington County), Arlington National Cemetery — Tomb of the Unknowns
Under authority of Public Resolution 67, of the 66th Congress, approved March 4, 1921, an unknown American soldier was exhumed from each of the four American cemeteries in France. They were placed in identical caskets and assembled at Chalons Sur . . . — Map (db m61934) HM WM
Virginia (Arlington County), Arlington National Cemetery — U. S. Army Reserves
Dedicated To United States Army Reserve Soldiers and Families Who Have Served And Sacrificed For Our Nation 100 Army Reserves 100 Years Strong 1908-2008 — Map (db m62348) WM
Virginia (Arlington County), Arlington National Cemetery — U.S. Coast Guard Memorial
Northwest face Coast Guard Emblem Semper Paratus - 1790 United States Coast Guard World War Northeast face Officers and Men U.S. Coast Guard Cutter Tampa Sunk by enemy submarine in Bristol Channel . . . — Map (db m15386) HM
Virginia (Arlington County), Arlington National Cemetery — U.S. Navy Cruiser Sailors Association
"Lest We Forget" This Tree And Marker Are Dedicated In Honor And Remembrance Of All Who Served Aboard U.S. Navy Cruisers 25 April 1998 — Map (db m62352) WM
Virginia (Arlington County), Arlington National Cemetery — U.S. Secret Army in the Kingdom of Laos. — 1961-1973
Dedicated to the U.S. Secret Army in the Kingdom of Laos. In memory of the Hmong and Lao combat veterans and their American advisors who served freedom's cause in Southeast Asia. Their patriotic valor and loyalty in the defense of liberty and . . . — Map (db m11982) HM
Virginia (Arlington County), Arlington National Cemetery — U.S. War Correspondent
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: — Map (db m11719) HM
Virginia (Arlington County), Arlington National Cemetery — U.S.S. Houston and H.M.A.S. Perth
In Memory of the Crews of U.S.S. Houston (CA-30) and H.M.A.S. Perth "Still Standing Watch in Sunda Straits." — Map (db m24644) HM
Virginia (Arlington County), Arlington National Cemetery — U.S.S. Maine Anchor
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Virginia (Arlington County), Arlington National Cemetery — United States Space Shuttle Challenger — 28 January 1986
[Obverse]: In grateful and loving tribute to the brave crew of the United States Space Shuttle Challenger. 28 January 1986 Francis R. (Dick) Scobee Commander Washington May 19, 1939 Michael J. Smith Pilot North . . . — Map (db m11147) HM
Virginia (Arlington County), Arlington National Cemetery — United States Space Shuttle Columbia — 1 February 2003
[Obverse:] Brown. Clark. Chawla. Anderson. Ramon. Husband. McCool. STS 107 In memory of the crew of United States Space Shuttle Columbia 1 February 2003. [Reverse:] In memory of the crew of the United States Space . . . — Map (db m11098) HM
Virginia (Arlington County), Arlington National Cemetery — USS Serpens Memorial
Herein rest those who lost their lives in the sinking of USS Serpens World War II January 29, 1945. Edwin A Ables EM2 USCGR • John C Aiken III LT USCGR • Roy G Anderson PHM2 USCGR • Edwin F Antkowiak COX USCGR • Lawrence L Arndt CPL . . . — Map (db m24123) HM
Virginia (Arlington County), Arlington National Cemetery — Victims of Terrorist Attack on the Pentagon — September 11, 2001
(Panel 1) Paul W Ambrose (American Airlines Flight 77) • Craig S. Amundson SPC USA • Melissa Rose Barnes YN3 USN • Max J Beilke MSG USA Ret • Yeneneh Betru (American Airlines Flight 77) • Kris Romeo Bishundat IT2 USN • Carrie R . . . — Map (db m11078) WM
Virginia (Arlington County), Arlington National Cemetery — Vietnamese Rangers and Their American Ranger Advisors
Ranger In memory of the Vietnamese rangers and their American ranger advisors, 1960-1975. Their patriotism, valor and fidelity in the defense of freedom must never be forgotten. Biet dong quan sat (Rangers lead the way) Renderings . . . — Map (db m12048) HM
Virginia (Arlington County), Arlington National Cemetery — Walter Reed, M.D.
Walter Reed, M.D. of The Univ. of Va; A.M. of Harvard University • L.L.D. of The Univ. of Mich; Professor of Bacteriology Army Medical School and Columbian Univ. Washington, D.C. "He gave to man control over that dreadful . . . — Map (db m51174) HM
Virginia (Arlington County), Arlington National Cemetery — War of 1812 Memorial
Fourteen Unknown Soldiers and Sailors of the War of 1812 Symbolic of all who made the supreme sacrifice in that war — Map (db m99617) WM

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