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an unidentified soldier whose body is honored as a memorial

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The sentinel's meticulous ritual is an outward display of gratitude and remembrance for the sacrifices so many have made for their country -- particularly the unknown soldiers who made the ultimate sacrifice.
Younger, wounded in combat and highly decorated for valor, selected the Unknown Soldier for World War I by placing a spray of white roses on one of the caskets.
New Delhi, Jan 15 (ANI): The Indian Army commemorated its 61st Foundation Day by paying homage to the unknown soldier at the 'Amar Jawan Jyoti' here on Wednesday.
Sixty-five years in the making, Unknown Soldiers collects testimonies that reveal the everyday lives of the men who served, whether driving under fire, seeking love amidst war, or witnessing the liberation of the Dachau concentration camp.
Armbruster, a senior defensive end at Canyon of Canyon Country, might be considered one of the unknown soldiers on a defensive unit that features standout linebackers Nick Jurado, Blake McMartin and Michael Pyne, and hard-hitting safety Kenny Shanahan.
Three of the soldiers were buried, with military honours, in graves dedicated to Unknown Soldiers, in January, after inquiries failed to yield any clue to their identities.
But to Reedsport veterans, it ranks in importance with Arlington National Cemetery's Tomb of the Unknowns, the final resting place for unknown soldiers from three wars.
Pete McDaniel says it best: "Like the unknown soldiers, many African Americans who contributed to the growth of the game [of golf] in this country lie buried in history's tomb.
I know, through faith, that there are no unknown soldiers with God, who counts the hairs on every head and sees every little sparrow fall.
Iinuma said that if the search proves unsuccessful, she will hand the flag over to the Chidorigafuchi cemetery for unknown soldiers killed in World War II in Tokyo's Chiyoda Ward.
From listening to Christina Wheeler's account of the cover-up following her husband's death under the wheels of a tank while on exercise, to the horrifying mistreatment of many of my military friends, I am convinced that, while we deeply respect the many unknown soldiers who gave their lives in past wars, the unknown, forgotten, injured soldiers still alive today deserve no less -- dignity, honour and respect.
Following the British and Canadian national anthems and the playing of The Last Post, a steady stream of poppy petals fell on the silent crowd - one for each of the unknown soldiers who fell.
89), or in the cathedral of Notre Dame in Paris, where Uhle prays that the true Unknown Soldiers, the fallen, may convince the false Unknown Soldier, Hitler, that he is a ghost and they are alive.
With the help of modern information technology, COMMO HOME will honor Hack's special bond to these hitherto unknown soldiers with an instantly accessible internet exhibit as well as a single-site permanent archive eventually housed at an appropriate museum, aggregating authenticated e-mail and letters into an archive that bears witness to the reality of standing tall and defending America.
The unknown soldiers, who died at the start of the conflict, were reinterred with full military honours.