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Where Valor Rests

Paperback. Pub Date: 2009 Pages: 192 Publisher: National Geographic Arlington National Cemetery spreads. across the Rolling Hills west of the Potomac a serene and reverent sanctuary for the Presidents. Soldiers And heroes-famous and Unsung alike-who Lie in eternal rest among its green lawns and quiet glades. It is a roster dating back to America's birth and including many of the foremost names in our history.Bittersweet. eathtaking. sometimes heart-wrenching. always deeply respectful. this commemorative book guides readers gently over tree-lined slopes to share the ceremonies observed throughout the year. from the traditional wreath-laying on Memorial Day. which enshrines centuries of sacrifice. to the moving graveside services that honor individual men and women who served our country. Captured in stunning color by a select group of gifted photographers. these unforgettable...

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