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Burial of the Unknown Soldier in 1921....



Item # 648240

November 12, 1921

NEW YORK TIMES, November 12, 1921

* Tomb of the Unknown Soldier is created
* Arlington cemetery - Armistice Day


The top of the front page has a banner headline: "OUR UNKNOWN WARRIOR BURIED, THE WORLD HONORS HIM" with subheads relating to the formal dedication of the iconic Tomb of the Unknown Soldier at the Memorial Amphitheater at Arlington National Cemetery. Previous to this formal interment the remains lay in state at the Rotunda of the Capitol from the time of arrival from France until this event. President Harding officiated at the interment ceremonies.
Complete in 28 pages, even light toning, a little spine wear, generally good.

Category: The 20th Century

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