Guard of Honor at Arlington National Cemetery in Arlington, Virginia. Soldiers stand with rifles and flags in hand. American and United States Marine Corps flags at half mast. A soldier sounds a bugle and salutes. Dignitaries come out of a building. They place a wreath at the cemetery.
The funeral procession of USN (United States Navy) Rear Admiral Richard Byrd at Fort Meyer Chapel in Virginia. Several gravestones at Arlington National Cemetery. Marine and Navy Honor Guards march up a roadway in Arlington National Cemetery. Six horses draw the caisson with the casket of Rear Admiral Richard Byrd along a roadway in the cemetery. Navy officials and civilian crowd at the cemetery. The casket at the grave site. Several people in the background. Several wreaths and floral display on the ground next to the grave.
A DC-3 lands at Washington-Hoover airport, precursor to Washington National Airport. Lee Mansion and the grounds of Arlington Cemetery are visible in the background. Shadow of blimp airship over landscape of Northern Virginia. Aerial view of the United States Capitol Building, D.C. downtown, Union Station and 14th Street Bridge as seen from a blimp. Point of view shots inside blimp cockpit, looking out and down on Washington DC landmarks. Aerial view from blimp of the Highway Bridge swing-span through-truss bridge, roughly in the 14th Street Bridge area (The "Highway Bridge" no longer exists). Aerial view from blimp of Arlington Memorial Amphitheater at Arlington Cemetery. View inside Arlington Memorial Amphitheater. A guard in front of the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier at Arlington Cemetery.
The funeral ceremony of USN (United States Navy) Rear Admiral Richard Byrd at Arlington National Cemetery in Virginia. A crowd around the casket of Rear Admiral Richard Byrd at the cemetery. A flag at half mast at the cemetery. Pallbearers lift the flag up above the casket. Honor Guard hold rifles and present arms. A chaplain shakes hands with Mrs. Byrd. Mrs Byrd and her son. Admirals pay their last respect. A line of people shakes hands. A caisson drawn by several horses alongside a road in the cemetery. The pallbearers carry the casket off the caisson. The chaplain walks up a hill followed by a sailor carrying a blue flag. The pallbearers carry the casket to the grave. The casket is lowered onto a stand at the grave site. The pallbearers carry the American flag up over the casket.
The funeral procession of USN (United States Navy) Rear Admiral Richard Byrd at Fort Meyer Chapel in Virginia. A hearse comes out of Union Station. Honor Guards march and present arms. Police motorcycle escorts pass followed by the hearse carrying Rear Admiral Byrd's body to Arlington National Cemetery. A procession of cars arrive at Fort Meyer Chapel. Navy officers walk towards the hearse. Pallbearers carry the casket out of Fort Meyer Chapel. A caisson drawn by several horses along a road.
The funeral procession of USN (United States Navy) Rear Admiral Richard Byrd at Fort Meyer Chapel in Virginia. Several gravestones at Arlington National Cemetery. Pallbearers carry a casket out of a hearse and take it into Fort Meyer Chapel. The pallbearers walk under a canopy. A drill team at attention in front of the chapel. A horse-drawn caisson arrives at the chapel.