|REMEMBER THE DEAD|
TOMB OF THE UNKNOWN SOLDIERS
The Arlington National Cemetery became a military cemetery in 1864. More than 240,000 distinguished people are buried there, Presidents, Generals, and Congressional Medal of Honor winners.
In 1921 an unknown American soldier was buried there, and the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier
was opened to the public in 1932. Two additional Unknowns, one from WWII and one from the Korean War
were buried May 30, 1958. An Unknown Serviceman of Vietnam was buried on May 28,
The inscription carved on the Tomb of the Unknowns reads:
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