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Headstones at Lorraine American Cemetery

Due to heavy winds in the area, the Lorraine and Luxembourg American Cemeteries will remain closed Monday, February

An aerial view of Pointe du Hoc shows the English Channel, the cliffs of the Pointe and the cratered ground.

Monday, Jan. 27, 2020, marked the start of routine preservation maintenance at the Pointe du Hoc Memorial.

Panels in sacrifice gallery.

Due to flooding, the Sicily-Rome American Cemetery Visitor Center is currently closed. It will reopen as soon as possible. The cemetery remains open.

The 200 ft stone column rises high above the landscape.

Due to safety reasons, the Montfaucon American Monument will be temporarily closed and will reopen as soon as possible. 

 

Luminary at the Luxembourg American Cemetery

On December 13, 2019, the American Battle Monuments Commission (ABMC) organized a luminary at the Luxembourg American Cemetery in Hamm.

Secretary Matz with a World War II veteran

On December 14, 2019, ABMC Secretary William M. Matz traveled to Bastogne, Belgium.

Luxembourg American Cemetery front gate

The Luxembourg American Cemetery will be closed on December 16, 2019, due to the commemorative ceremony organized on site to mark the 75th anniversary of the Battle of the Bulge. It will reopen on Tuesday, December 17, 2019 at 9.00 a.m.

Luxembourg American Cemetery front gate
The access road to the Luxembourg American Cemetery will be closed on December 16, 2019.
The Kemmel American Monument is located in Belgium.

Renovation work on the Kemmel American Monument near Ieper (Ypres), Belgium, has started and is anticipated to last until early January 2020.