Photo Friday: “Words” tombstone at the Manila American Cemetery and Memorial

Words“, this week’s Photo Friday theme.

On the tombstone of an unknown soldier:

Here rests in honored glory
A comrade in arms
Known but to God.

The complete set of photos in the A visit to the Manila American Cemetery and Memorial post.


  1. Grateful American says

    Thank you for this beautiful reminder of the sacrifice of so many through out the years.

    Keeping their families in my heart.

  2. Ken_L says

    It was America’s war so I guess it’s fitting that the American war cemetery is so prominent. But Filipinos were American subjects at the time, and they died to serve American interests. Who remembers the tens of thousands of civilians who died as ‘collateral damage’? I search in vain for their magnificent war cemetery …