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Historic photo of men in uniform with one receiving a patch on his arm.
August 19, 2017 Heavy bombers, which would officially become part of the 8th Air Force in September 1942, made one of their early raids the day of the Dieppe Raid in August 1942. Of the 24 Royal Air Force (RAF) fighter squadrons in support of the Dieppe Raid, three were “Eagle Squadrons” of American volunteer pilots.
Historic photo of Wilson in uniform in front of an American flag.
August 17, 2017 On August 17, 1917 the scout cruiser USS Birmingham arrived at Gibraltar with American Rear Adm. Henry B. Wilson aboard. His mission was to establish an American naval presence at Gibraltar.
Man and woman sit in classroom with laptop in front of them.
August 11, 2017 Watch “A Virtual Fieldtrip: Teaching and Mapping the Geography of the Meuse-Argonne Offensive.” During ABMC’s most recent Facebook live chat, ABMC staff member Sarah Herrmann
Man and woman sit in front of bookshelves.
August 9, 2017 Watch “Interview with Aisne-Marne American Cemetery Superintendent Shane Williams.” During ABMC’s most recent  Facebook live chat, ABMC staff member  Sarah Herrmann interview
The entrance gate to Florence American Cemetery.
August 8, 2017 In World War II, the Korean War and the Vietnam War, millions of Americans served far from home. In the various conflicts, service members fought in the waters of the Atlantic and Pacific.
Pencil sketch shows two men firing machine guns.
August 7, 2017 Before August 1942 the Allies and Japanese had clashed in the air and in the waters of the Pacific, but they had not faced each other in major ground combat. And there had been no major American amphibious landings. That changed in the Solomon Islands.
A soldier, wearing jungle-green colored fatigues, leans against a tree with weapon in hand.
August 1, 2017 Not long after the defeat of Nazi Germany in 1945, the United States perceived a new threat to western Democracy –communist expansion in Asia. The U.S.
Lee, dressed in flying gear, leans against her plane.
July 29, 2017 As bombing raids over mainland Europe began in the summer of 1942, leadership from the U.S. Army Air Forces (USAAF) also understood the need for air support in the Pacific, and China-Burma-India Theaters of Operations.
Services of Supply (SOS) soldiers build a locomotive at the assembly plant in St. Nazaire.
July 26, 2017 When the United States entered World War I on April 6, 1917, the American Regular Army stood at 130,000, a paltry number of soldiers for a nation that had just entered a global conflict. Gen. John J.