ARLINGTON: Monument to Heroes by John V. Hinkel

ARLINGTON: Monument to Heroes

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Colonel Hinkel's text, accompanying this pictorial tribute to a national shrine, shows restraint, and dignity throughout. Even his opening chapter, on the funeral of President Kennedy avoids excess of sentiment if not every cliche. Colonel Hinkel tells of the founding of Arlington as a national cemetery, commemorizesm ""the American war dead from the Revolution to Korea and the now continuing and continuous Cold War."" His memorial wreath covers the little known and the famous, from colonial slaves to the late President Kennedy. For tourists, a walking tour of key sites is provided.

Publisher: Prentice-Hall