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Headstones and two flag poles dot the landscape in front of the chapel.
May 27, 2016 The American Battle Monuments Commission (ABMC), an agency of the U.S. federal government, manages America's overseas cemeteries from World War I and World War II.
Historic image showing Victor and Johnny in uniform sitting on curb.
May 18, 2016 The newly released non-fiction book, “When the Akimotos Went to War: An Untold Story of Family, Patriotism and Sacrifice during World War II,” captures the story of three Japanese-American brothers—Victor, Johnny, and Ted Akimoto—who volunteered for military service while their family members were forced into an internment camp.
Attendees gather in the grave area for the adoption ceremony.
May 13, 2016 On September 12th, 1944, nine Americans were killed in Vesoul, France during the town’s liberation. The town adopted the graves of five of the men that are buried in Epinal American Cemetery.
May 4, 2016 During World War II more than 16 million Americans served our country. They came from the industrial cities of the Great Lakes to the farms of the Midwest.
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.
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.
Front Gate to Brittany American Cemetery
April 7, 2016 Work began on February 29, 2016 to resurface the roads at Brittany American Cemetery. Visitor access will be disrupted as work progresses.

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