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Introduction
1)
Title
Tomb of the Unknowns
2)
Town, State
Arlington, VA
3)
ID #
1446
4)
Compilation Date (Initial)
July 17, 2005
5)
Compilation Date (Latest)
July 17, 2005
6)
Site Worked Last
July 04, 2006
Content
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1)
Loss & perseverance
2)
War Dead or those Serving and Dying
3)
Military
4)
Cannot determine
5)
Racially silent
6)
World War I ,World War II ,Korean War ,Vietnam War
Design
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1.)
Man-made
2.)
Inscription/Text Design
Integrated
3)
Geometric w/wo pedestal
4)
Stone/rock
5)
Large
6)
Four +
7)
Inscribed/lettered directly
8)
Text available, partial
9)
Others, authorized
9.1)
Image numbering/location
6800-803.1, 6800-803.2, 6800-803.3
10)
Design Preservation
Good
11)
Inscript. Separate from M|M
No
12)
Designers
12.1)
Designer 1
Artist/Artistic Group: Jones, Thomas Hudson
12.2)
Designer 2
Artist/Artistic Group: Rich, Lorimer
13)
Fabricators/Builders
Not Yet Determined
Setting
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1)
Architectural space
2)
Under Consideration
3)
Appearance/Setting
Not Performed
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4)
October 29, 1919
5)
November 11, 1921
6)
May 30, 1958
7)
May 28, 1984
10)
Other Monuments on Site
1445 , 1447 , 1448 , 1449
11)
Satisfactory
12)
FedGov-Other Executive
Themes
1)
MonumentsandMemorials.com Themes
No Perceived Theme Match
2)
National Historic Landmark Themes
No Perceived Theme Match
Demography
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1)
File Number
12A
2)
Town/City
Arlington
3)
County
Arlington
4)
District
Intentionally Blank
5)
State
VA
6)
Zip
22211
7)
Country
United States
8)
Latitude (GPS)
38.8841333000
9)
Longitude (GPS)
-77.0640000000
10)
Intersecting Street 1
Jefferson Davis Highway
11)
Intersecting Street 2
Memorial Drive
12)
Additional Identifier 1
Arlington National: Section 48
13)
Additional Identifier 2
Amphitheater Plaza
15)
Man-made
16)
Government, Federal -- Exec / Other
17)
17.1)
1914-1945
17.2)
1946-1973
18)
Compilation Date (Initial)
July 17, 2005
19)
19.1)
Book/Pamphlet/Text
19.2)
Government Materials
19.3)
Website
20)
Compilation Date (Latest)
Not Entered
21)
Compilation Technique (Latest)
22)
Source Originator
monumentsandmemorials.com
Comments and Notes
TITLE (former):Tomb of the Unknown Soldier
PORTFOLIO: While more than one, marked "Military" as the four Unknowns were known military
SITE DEVELOPMENT (Con't): 5/14/1998 -- "Disinterment of the Vietnam Unknown Soldier (positively identified by DNA to be 1LT Michael J. Blassie, US Air Force)" (www.tombguard.org)
SITE DEVELOPMENT (Con't): 9/17/1999 -- "Vietnam Unknown Crypt Cover re-dedicated." "The original inscription of 'Vietnam' and the dates of the conflict...changed to 'Honoring and Keeping Faith with America's Missing Servicemen.'" (www.tombguard.org)
SITE MAINTENANCE: Federal Government/Other -- U.S. Army
LEAD SPONSOR: Government, Federal -- Other: Executive and Congressional branches
SOURCES: Goode, The Outdoor Sculpture of Washington, D.C.; Peters, Arlington National Cemetery; wikipedia.org
IMAGES: Courtesy Arlington National Cemetery



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