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Address: Arlington National Cemetery, Arlington, VA 22201
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A Symbol of Allegiance and Patriotism

We visited the Canadian Cross of Sacrifice while visiting Arlington National Cemetery with a colleague who has parents buried there. It was a somber day seeing all of the... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed 4 weeks ago
Daniel A
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Beijing, China

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We visited the Canadian Cross of Sacrifice while visiting Arlington National Cemetery with a colleague who has parents buried there. It was a somber day seeing all of the memorials but also a day of such emotions as times of tragedy and heroism were remembered in my lifetime and of those in times past. We were told this was a... More 

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Tucson, Arizona
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2015

As one who holds both Canadian and American citizenship, I was overwhelmed. This simple yet forceful memorial captures the sacrifice of the Americans and the gratitude of the Canadians. May it stand forever to continue to honour both

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Alexandria, VA
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2014

This memorial, right across from the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier and the adjoining Amphitheatre, is a fitting tribute from our Canadian neighbors. It celebrates the US soldiers who were part of the Canadian Armed Forces in three wars as a symbol of appreciation for their sacrifice. Tall and simple in design, it stands as a sentinel and reminder that... More 

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Palatine, Illinois
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2012

You will see this when you visit the Tomb and likely wonder what it is for. The memorial is a very unique and worth looking at and contemplating on.

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Geelong, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2012

They might argue but it is clear that the Americans and Canadians unite. This is large and beautifully finished. A lovely gesture

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