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Dedicated to the unknown

Almost 100 years ago, on November 11, 1921, exactly three years after the end of World War I, The Tomb of the Unknowns was dedicated in Arlington Cemetery in Virginia, on Armistice Day by President Warren G. Harding.  Two days earlier, an unknown American soldier, who died somewhere on a World War I battle field, arrived at the nation’s capital from a cemetery in France.  The Unknown Soldier was buried with highest honors, and as he was lowered to his final resting place, a two-inch layer of soil from France was placed below his coffin so that he might ...

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