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This large granite cross was donated by the Canadian government in 1927 to honor all those Americans who fought with Canada in the early part of World War I prior to U.S. entry into the war. The cross was dedicated on Armistice Day in 1927 and is composed of a 27 foot tall gray granite cross adorned with a bronze sword. Around the base is inscribed the words of Canadian Prime Minister MacKenzie King during the dedication ceremony; following World War II and Korea additional words were inscribed to further honor Americans who served with Canada.
http://www.arlingtoncemetery.mil/visitor_information/Canadian_Cross.html

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