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Headstones decorated with flowers and photos.
April 22, 2016 Thousands of white marble headstones dot the landscape at Netherlands American Cemetery, where more than 8,000 Americans that lost their lives in World War II eternally rest.

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A member of the French military salutes as he faces the memorial.
April 20, 2016 French and American officials gathered today at the Lafayette Escadrille Memorial outside of Paris to mark the 100th anniversary of the creation of the Lafayette Escadrille aeronautical unit of World War I. 
An area covered with trees and bushes leads down to Omaha Beach.
April 12, 2016 Due to security concerns, the pathway from Normandy American Cemetery to the beach is no longer open to the public. However, public beach access is available nearby.
The entrance gate at Flanders Field American Cemetery.
April 7, 2016 Renovations to the Flanders Field American Cemetery Visitor Center will begin April 20, 2016.

Upcoming Events

US and UK flags are placed in front of every headstones for Memorial Day.
May 30, 2016 Cambridge American Cemetery will host its annual Memorial Day Ceremony on Monday, May 30, 2016 at 11 am. Attendance is free and open to the public.
A marine and a sailor salute next to a floral wreath.
May 30, 2016 Corozal American Cemetery will host its annual Memorial Day Ceremony on Monday, May 30, 2016 at 10 a.m. Attendance is free and open to the public.
Members of the military assist in the wreath laying.
May 30, 2016 Florence American Cemetery will host its annual Memorial Day Ceremony on Monday, May 30, 2016 at 11:00 a.m. Attendance is free and open to the public.  

Past Events

Bronze statue of two brothers in arms is located at Sicily-Rome American Cemetery.
January 22, 2016 Sicily-Rome American Cemetery will hosts its annual ceremony to commemorate Operation Shingle, codename for the Allied landings at Anzio and Nettuno, on Monday, January 22, 2016 at 10:00 a.m.
A U.S. Air Force Honor Guard marches during the ceremony.
December 16, 2015 Luxembourg American Cemetery will host a ceremony on Wednesday, December 16, 2015 to commemorate the anniversary of the Battle of the Bulge. Attendance is free and open to the public.
Rows of headstones located at Epinal American Cemetery.
December 13, 2015 Epinal American Cemetery will host Holiday Lights on Sunday, December 13, 2015 at 4:30 p.m. Organized by the U.S.