President Harding and others pay last respects to the American Unknown Soldier of World War I, lying in state at U.S. Capitol
Washington DC USA Date:1921, November Duration:3 min 7 sec Sound:NO SOUND
The American Unknown Soldier of World War I lying in State at the U.S. Capitol before burial at the Tomb of the Unknowns in Arlington National Cemetery. The Unknown Hero lies in the rotunda of the U.S. Capitol, Washington DC. U.S. First Lady Florence Harding drapes the casket with a white silk ribbon as an official helps her. Officials and officers around the coffin as President Warren G. Harding places a wreath on the coffin. U.S. Vice President Calvin Coolidge and Supreme Court Chief Justice William Howard Taft lay a wreath on the coffin. General John J. Pershing lays a wreath and salutes. The Unknown Soldier in the Capitol dome. Wreath and flower placed over the casket . People pour in to pay respects and view the body. A long line outside the Capitol as people arrive to pa tribute to the Unknown Hero. Casket of the Unknown soldier inside the Capitol. Animation depicts the sacrifices made by American soldiers in the past including the American revolution, War of 1812, and the American-Spanish War of 1898.
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