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The twenty-six Irish Army Cadets who formed the guard of honour at President Kennedy’s funeral return home. Kennedy had been so impressed by the cadets’ precision drill at the wreath-laying ceremony in Arbour Hill on his visit to Ireland that he spoke of it often back in Washington, and his widow, Jackie Kennedy, made a special request to have the cadets involved in his funeral..27.11.1963

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The twenty-six Irish Army Cadets who formed the guard of honour at President Kennedy’s funeral return home. Kennedy had been so impressed by the cadets’ precision drill at the wreath-laying ceremony in Arbour Hill on his visit to Ireland that he spoke of it often back in Washington, and his widow, Jackie Kennedy, made a special request to have the cadets involved in his funeral..27.11.1963