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This simple marker with a bronze plaque sits in front of the 9 ton gray stone obelisk tells the story of the 3rd Infantry Division. The division earned its nickname as Rock of the Marne during its tenacious defense of along the Marne River at the battle of Chateau-Thierry in World War I. The engraving also lists all casualties suffered by the division from World War I through Korea.
http://www.arlingtoncemetery.mil/visitor_information/3d_Infantry_Division.html

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