President Eisenhower dedicates the Marine Corps War Memorial (Iwo Jima Memorial) in Arlington, Virginia.
Arlington Virginia USA Date:1954, November 10 Duration:1 min 45 sec Sound:NO SOUND
The Marine Corps War Memorial (Iwo Jima Memorial) dedicated by President Dwight Eisenhower in Arlington, Virginia, near Rosslyn. The Arlington Towers development, later named River Place, is seen in the background. Military personnel and civilians attend the ceremony. Service men salute. The press and media. Civilian photographers take photographs, record the event and take notes. An NBC Television cameraman recording the event. United States Marines in uniform. The Marine Honor Guard marches, followed by Marine Unit. Officers salute. People observe the Memorial. Officers and dignitaries seated before the Memorial. The dignitaries include President Dwight Eisenhower, Vice President Richard Nixon, U.S. Marine Corps Commander General Lemuel Shepherd, Jr., and the three surviving flag raisers: Ira Hayes, Rene Gagnon and John Bradley. President Eisenhower greets a military officer. The Marines with the USMC flag.
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