By Cynthia Parzych
Walk via America's such a lot sacred floor and
come to grasp the folk and occasions that experience formed historical past
Known for its greater than 300,000 graves and for iconic monuments together with the toilet F. Kennedy gravesite and the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier, Arlington nationwide Cemetery is considered one of America's most vital historic landmarks. This ebook brings you face-to-face as by no means earlier than with the folks and occasions that experience formed its background. It features:
- An advent that units Arlington nationwide Cemetery in old context
- A timeline that provides additional texture to the background described
- A historic travel of key graves, together with concise biographies of these who relaxation there
- within reach areas to stick, devour, and stopover at
- Archival and colour pictures all through
- PopOut maps—an archival map, and one other exhibiting the cemetery this day
About the Timeline series
These distinct books deliver you head to head with the folks and occasions that experience formed American heritage and who've left their mark on many of the nation's most crucial ancient landmarks and destinations.
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