Postcard-Tomb of the Unknown Soldier – circa 1950

1950 circa-Postcard-Tomb of the Unknown Soldier

The next postcard looks to date from the early 1950s, possibly 1953. This view of the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier predates the interments of the World War II and Korean War Unknowns in 1958. Note the chain barrier around the Tomb.

The Sentinel is wearing the khaki cotton twill uniform, which when worn with the tie, the tie was tucked into between the second and third buttons.

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