National Geographic : 1923 Jun
W, Autochrome byCharles Martin THE TOMB OF THE UNKNOWN SOLDIER Within this massive uninscribed sarcophagus rests an unknown soldier, a hero of the World War. The Republic has bestowed upon him itsmost cherished decoration for valor, the Congressional Medal, and all the major nations associated with America in the great Enterprise forLiberty have similarly honored his memory and the memory of the thousands of his comrades who laid down their lives on the Field of Honor. The Grave oftheUnknown Soldier ison the terrace of the Arlington Amphitheater, facing the rising sun and looking toward the Capital. Dimly discernible inthebackground aretheLincoln Memorial and Washington Monument.