Arlington National Cemetery
The National Cemeteries in the U.S.A. are used for war graves, graves of U.S. military personnel, veterans and their spouses but not exclusively so. There are also special state veteran cemeteries.
Arlington National Cemetery contains war graves of the Second World War. It is also used to bury veterans of the Second World War and other wars. In 2008, there were in total more than 300,000 graves on this cemetery.
Many great names of the Second World War are buried on Arlington National Cemetery. Amongst them are Omar Nelson Bradley, Frank J. Fletcher, William "Bull" Halsey, Audie Murphy, Robert F. Sink and Jonathan Mayhew Wainwright IV.
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- Text: Fedor de Vries
- Photos: Niels Tanke
Address and contactinformation
- Memorial Drive
- WWII grade:
Where is it?
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- National Museum of American Jewish Military History
- National Firearms Museum
- National Air and Space Museum
Point of interest
- Iwo Jima Memorial
- National Japanese American Memorial To Patriotism During World War II
- National Memorial World War II
Amongst others, the following persons are buried here (Overview)
|Name||Date of death|
|Devereux, James Patrick Sinnott||August 5th, 1988|
|Fisher, Almond E.|
|Leims, John Harold||June 28th, 1985|
|Murphy, Audie L.||May 28th, 1971|
|Vandegrift, Alexander Archer|