A podcast about the soldiers and service members who are buried or honored at Arlington National Cemetery in Virginia
Arlington National Cemetery is an amazing place. Thousands of white tombstones caress the green rolling hills. While most people only visit the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier and the JFK gravesite, all the other graves are also hiding stories of spectacular lives, great bravery and tragedy. This podcast’s purpose is to shine a light on some of these amazing stories. In the first season we will talk about the heroes of World War II that are buried at Arlington. Here are the first 3 episodes. More episodes can be found if you subscribe to the podcast. If you do then please give us a good review.
NEW EPISODE OUT NOW: The five-star General George C. Marshall coordinated Allied Operations in Europe and the Pacific during World War II. After the war he received the Nobel Peace Prize for his ambitious plan to rebuild the war-torn countries of Western Europe.
Audie L. Murphy is one of the most decorated American soldiers of World War II. He served in the 3rd Infantry Division and fought in North Africa, Italy, France and Germany. He received the Medal of Honor for singlehandedly fighting back six German Tiger tanks. His story is here. Audie L. Murphy is buried in Section 46.
The African American boxer Joe Louis reigned as the world heavyweight champion from 1937 to 1949. This is the story of the two matches he fought against the German boxer Max Schmeling in the years leading up to World War II. Joe Louis is buried in Section 7A.
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