Where Valor Rests (Innbundet)

Arlington National Cemetery

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Innbinding: Innbundet
Utgivelsesår: 2011
Antall sider: 192
Forlag: National Geographic Society
Språk: Engelsk
ISBN/EAN: 9781426214813
Omtale Where Valor Rests
Commemorating the 150th anniversary of Arlington National Cemetery, this updated edition includes new images, an afterword by Brigadier General Creighton Abrams, Jr., and a revised map of the cemetery including newly acquired additional land. Bittersweet and breathtaking, this gorgeously illustrated edition guides readers gently through the stories of Arlington National Cemetery's surprising origins, the people who tend the graves and mourn the fallen heroes, the tomb guards, the services, and more. With nearly 200 exceptional photographs, poignant essays, and a detailed map of the historic points of interest and memorials, this commemorative book of Arlington National Cemetery is a treasure. Touching new photographs of the 150th anniversary commemorations mark this historic milestone for the world-famous cemetery both a fitting tribute and a stirring reminder of the values Americans hold dear.

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