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Burial of the Unknown Soldier in 1921....

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November 11, 1921

THE NEW YORK TIMES, November 11, 1921

* Tomb of the Unknown Soldier (1st report)
* Arlington cemetery - Armistice Day

The top of the front page has a one column heading: "90,000 PAY HONOR TO UR UNKNOWN, LYING IN STATE" with subheads. (see) Always nice to have notable events in history reported in this World famous publication.
Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 28 pages, even light toning, a little margin wear, generally good.

wikipedia notes: The World War I Unknown lay in state in the Capitol Rotunda from his arrival in the United States until Armistice Day, 1921. On November 11, 1921, President Warren G. Harding officiated at the interment ceremonies at the Memorial Amphitheater at Arlington National Cemetery.

Category: The 20th Century

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