Tomb of the Unknown Soldier

Exclusive — Patrick K. O’Donnell: Dedication of the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier Was a Moment of ‘Unity and Healing’

Patrick K. O’Donnell, military historian and author of The Unknowns: The Untold Story of America’s Unknown Soldier and WWI’s Most Decorated Heroes Who Brought Him Home, said on Veterans Day that the dedication of the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier on November 11, 1921, was a moment of “healing and unity” that transcended ethnic and racial lines in the U.S.

ARLINGTON, VA - DECEMBER 7: American Veterans and Pearl Harbor Survivors Association members laid a wreath during a ceremony to pay tribute to Pearl Harbor's fallen at the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier in Arlington National Cemetery December 7, 2005 in Arlington, Virginia. Preceding the wreath ceremony, American Veterans and …

PHOTOS: Memorial Day at Arlington National Cemetery

Thousands of people are visiting Arlington National Cemetery on Memorial Day weekend. Arlington is Ground Zero for honoring and remembering the brave men and women who paid the ultimate sacrifice so Americans can enjoy freedom every day of the year.

More than 400,000 military members and their families are buried at Arlington National Cemetery. (Penny Starr/Breitbart News)