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Ceremony participants stand around one of the adopted headstones.
May 20, 2017 Many towns and villages near our cemeteries in Europe have a deep appreciation for the American sacrifice, and they want to ensure it’s not forgotten as we become further removed from World War II.
Family members stand behind a headstone in the cemetery.
May 19, 2017 Last month marked the 100th anniversary of the United States entering World War I. Commemorations have been big and small. They’ve been private and public. Each takes on a unique focus.
Men in suits with suitcases stand in line outside of train cars.
May 18, 2017 The United States declared war on Germany with a small standing army. There were just over 120,000 men in the U.S. Army, and 180,000 in the National Guard. A radical transformation had to occur to meet the needs of participation in a global conflict.
The film is shown on a screen inside the visitor center at Meuse-Argonne.
May 17, 2017 The renovated visitor center at Meuse-Argonne American Cemetery will be dedicated with a ribbon-cutting ceremony on May 28, 2017, immediate
Historical image of President Woodrow Wilson and wife laying wreath at temporary cemetery.
May 16, 2017 On Tuesday, May 16 at 1 p.m. eastern the American Battle Monuments Commission hosted its first Facebook live chat.
Men in uniform stand on the steps outside the building.
May 16, 2017 After the U.S. declaration of war in early April 1917, the American government began preparations in earnest.  For a conflict that had been ongoing for nearly three years, this opportunity for a major momentum shift enlivened the Allies.
Columns and inlaid stars outside the memorial building at Henri-Chapelle American Cemetery.
May 10, 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.
Black and white photos are attached to the Wall of the Missing.
May 9, 2017 Visitors can walk the hallowed grounds of Cambridge American Cemetery, and see the faces of the men and women who made the ultimate sacrifice in the fight to liberate Europe during World War II.
This historic photos shows a grouping of one story buildings that constituted Base Hospital No. 4.
May 8, 2017 Less than a month after the United States entered World War I,  Maj. Harry L. Gilchrist with the U.S. Army Medical Corps received orders to move Base Hospital No. 4 to France.

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