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Aug 07 2022


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Purple Heart Day

Celebrate Purple Heart Day with your students!

Explore the various commemorations for fallen soldiers that take place in Arlington National Cemetery. In this video, learn about who is buried at Arlington National Cemetery and the significance of the Tomb of the Unknown Solider. Senior historian, Dr. Allison Finkelstein, clarifies why it is difficult to identify unidentified soldiers who have died while at war and reiterates the Tomb’s purpose.

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