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Understanding Arlington Cemetery

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In the US, Arlington National Cemetery symbolises the sacrifice and service of the country's armed forces. For the past four years, author Robert Poole has gone there everyday to carry out research for his latest book.

In this First Person account he talks about the cemetery's special history and how the most recent conflicts are marked there.

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