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Memorial U.S.S. Maine Mast Arlington National Cemetery

The U.S.S. Maine Mast Memorial is a memorial in honor of those who died aboard the U.S.S. Maine (ACR-1) on 15 february 1898.

The Maine Mast Memorial, at Arlington National Cemetery was built as a mausoleum and served in World War II as a temporary resting place for several persons, such as Lord Lothian and Manuel Quezon. Also, there was the funeral of the Polish Ignacy Jan Paderewski at the Maine Mast Memorial in 1941.

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  • Text: TracesOfWar
  • Photos: Bill Giggard