ALL NEW 4th
EDITION OF A CLASSIC HISTORY
Over 225,000 copies in print!!!
IN HONORED GLORY
Arlington National Cemetery: The Final Post
by Philip Bigler
160 pages | 6 x 9 | Acid Free Paper | Illustrated | Available Now | Index | $16.95 cloth,
Bigler's writing is an engaging blend of palpable respect
for his subject and objectivity. . . Readers' will be
moved as well as informed.
The Small Press Book Review
This all-new, definitive history
of Arlington National Cemetery is told with the dignity, respect, and pageantry
that is due one of America’s most honored and deeply revered sites. Historian
and nationally recognized educator and historian, Philip Bigler has created a
classic as he presents Arlington to the reader.
Completely up to date with expanded
coverage on ceremonial units, including the caisson platoon; the Women in
Military Service Memorial; the identification of the Vietnam Unknown; September
11; the war on terrorism; the war in Afghanistan; the war in Iraq, the Columbia; and other new developments since the publication of the third
edition in 1999.
In Honored Glory brings to life the
history, happenings, people, and highlights that have combined to make Arlington
National Cemetery a uniquely American institution. Topics covered include:
A thorough history of the development of
the cemetery over time
The origins of Memorial Day
The construction of the Tomb of the Unknown
Soldier and the subsequent history of interments
A chapter on the Kennedy gravesites
Current burial requirements