National Geographic : 1964 Mar
Rifles reversed, Irish cadets at the graveside execute a manual of arms for death, a tradition at Ireland's military funerals. On a trip to his an cestors' home in June, 1963, Mr. Kennedy saw this ceremony at a Dublin memorial observance for Irish revolutionary heroes. Mrs. Kennedy remem bered his interest and invited the honor guard. GILBERT M. GROSVENOR, NATIONAL GEOGRAPHICSTAFF IC) N.G.S . Military pallbearers fold the casket flag before the sorrowing eyes of President Liibke (left), Presi dent De Gaulle, Chancellor Erhard, and Emperor Haile Selassie. These and other rulers represented shocked millions in their homelands. As one Amer ican wrote from abroad, "The whole world stopped to cry with us."