United States Army 3rd Infantry Regiment also known as 'Old Guard' during the military funeral of General Jacob Devers at Fort Myer in Virginia, United States. Horse drawn caisson carriage enters the gates of the Arlington National cemetery. The Old Post Chapel at Fort Myer visible behind. U.S. 3rd Infantry Regiment pallbearers fold the American flag over the casket. An officer presents the flag to the widow of General Jacob Devers. A sign on a gravestone reads 'Devers'.
United States Army 3rd Infantry Regiment also known as 'Old Guard' during the military funeral for General Jacob Devers at Fort Myer in Arlington, Virginia, United States. Members of the 3rd Infantry Regiment on horseback followed by a caisson carrying the casket. Military funeral procession enters the cemetery. Carriage comes to a halt. Pallbearers near the carriage. They remove the flag draped casket from the carriage. Funeral services being conducted at graveside. Pallbearers fold the U.S. flag over the casket. An officer presents the flag to the widow of the deceased.
United States Army 3rd Infantry Regiment also known as 'Old Guard' during a the funeral of General Jacob Devers at Arlington National Cemetery in Virginia, United States. A military band plays at the funeral of General Devers. A horse drawn caisson carriage pulls up outside the Old Post Chapel at Fort Myer. U.S. 3rd Infantry Regiment Honor Guard march during the funeral procession. Caisson carriage without the casket moves up a road as a riderless horse follows. Honor Guard lined up. Women Honor Guard. Honor Guard fire salute. Pallbearers near the casket as they present the U.S. flag to an officer. Officer in turn presents the flag to the widow of the deceased.
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.
View of a statue of American General Ulysses S Grant. Scene changes to show the former estate home of General Robert E Lee (Arlington House, or the Custis-Lee Mansion, and later the Robert E. Lee Memorial) seen on a hill in Arlington National Cemetery, with grave markers nearby. A view of many graves on a sloping hillside of the cemetery. Flowers adorn an area inside the Arlington Memorial Amphitheater at the cemetery. A small group of visitors stands near the Tomb of the Unkown Soldier at Arlington. View of the Washington monument faintly in the distance, and the Potomac River in the distance. Flowers placed at the tomb.
The U.S. Marine Corps War Memorial original statue during its unveiling ceremony at the Marine Corps base in Quantico, Virginia on November 10, 1951 (This is after the statue had been moved from its original Constitution Avenue location in Washington DC in 1947, and subsequently renovated under sculptor de Weldon's supervision while it was in Quantico.). A sign on the memorial reads "Uncommon valor was a common virtue, 1945." Next scenes show sculptor Felix de Weldon as he works to build the larger Marine Corps War Memorial in Arlington, Virginia, which was dedicated in November 1954. Felix de Weldon measuring a model of the flag raising on Iwo Jima made by him. de Weldon and others on his team work to carve the large war memorial in plaster before it is cast in bronze. Views of the sculpted faces of the six Marines who raised the flag on Iwo Jima: Faces of John Bradley, Rene Gagnon, Ira Hayes, Franklin Sousley, Harlon Block and Michael Strank. Brief glimpse of the original flag raising scene on Mount Suribachi in February 1945. Next scene, circa 1954 or 1955, shows the completed Marine Corps War Memorial in bronze, in Arlington Virginia, with Washington Monument and Lincoln Memorial landmarks of Washington DC in the background. Close-up views of faces of a young boy, an elderly woman, and a middle aged man who removes his hat. American flag fluttering in the breeze atop the war memorial.