9 Apr 1964

United States
  • The rotunda of the Capitol building in Washington DC, United States, where Douglas MacArthur's body laid in state, was closed to the public at 1230 hours; by that time, about 150,000 people had passed by the bier. MacArthur's body was escorted to a ceremony at the Washington National Airport, then he was brought to Norfolk, Virginia, United States via aircraft. At 1800 hours that day, his body was once again placed on a bier for public visit. ww2dbase [Main Article | CPC]
Photo(s) dated 9 Apr 1964
Douglas MacArthurDouglas MacArthurFuneral procession of Douglas MacArthur turning onto Constitution Avenue, Washington DC, United States, 9 Apr 1964; the procession was heading toward Washington National AirportCasket carrying Douglas MacArthur
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