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Ornate red and ivory wall decoration, with plaque and symbols

100th Anniversary of the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier

Posted by: Margaret Wood

This year marks the 100th anniversary of the establishment of the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier. Over two years after the end of World War I, Congress approved the burial of an unknown soldier at Arlington Cemetery (March 4, 1921, ch. 175 41 Stat. 1447). The law provided that the Secretary of War [was] authorized …