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Topic: Tomb of the Unknown Soldier

The Restoration of Arlington House

As Carried Out by the OFFICE OF THE QUARTERMASTER GENERAL By MAJOR L. M. Leisenring, Q. M. RES. The Quartermaster Review March-April 1934 The Office of The Quartermaster General has long been charged with the administration and care of all National Cemeteries. In August, 1933, eleven of these, located adjacent to National Parks, together with […]

Nature Honors The Unknown Soldier

By Lt. Donald R. Neil, Q. M. C. The Quartermaster Review January-February 1932 Details of the construction of the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier AFTER a period of over two years, the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier is now in its final stage of completion, and is rapidly approaching the form in which it will […]

TOMB OF THE UNKNOWN SOLDIERS – PART 2

The Quartermaster Review January-February 1964 In depth article on selection of World War II & Korean War Unknown Soldiers Since Memorial Day, great interest has been expressed in the Tomb of the Unknown Soldiers.  In the September-October 1963 issue, The Review began the history of the Tomb.  The third and concluding section of this series […]

TOMB OF THE UNKNOWN SOLDIER – PART 1

The Quartermaster Review September-October 1963 Short article on construction of the Tomb and selection of World War I Unknown Soldier Since Memorial Day, great interest has been expressed by the many inquiries concerning the history of the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier ins Arlington Cemetery.  In 1958, the Quartermaster Review published the story of the […]

Our Soldier Unknown

(From a document dated 1937) Over in peaceful Arlington, across the historic Potomac, he rests – our Soldier Unknown – his last fight fought, his last journey ended.  Within hallowed stone his tired body sleeps, safe for all time, but his lofty spirit quickens with the years in the responsive hearts of all Americans, symbol […]