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Sailors and family members stand during this solemn ceremony.
June 19, 2018
Family members of World War II Radioman 2nd Class Julius Pieper gathered at Normandy American Cemetery in France today, 74 years after his death, to attend his burial. Buried next to his twin brother Radioman 2nd Class Ludwig Pieper, Julius’...

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Historic photos showing Julius and Ludwig in Navy uniforms.
June 13, 2018 The remains of a U.S. sailor recently accounted-for from World War II will be interred with full military honors at Normandy American Cemetery, Colleville-sur-Mer, France, on June 19, 2018. 
Historic photo shows men in uniform assembling mines.
June 11, 2018 Before the United States entered World War I in April 1917, German U-boats sunk more than 880,000 tons of shipping—a wartime peak that reduced British grain stores to a six weeks’ supply.
Historic image shows large bombers flying amidst bursting flak.
June 10, 2018 American military leadership knew that defeating Germany in World War II would require a complex strategy that included devastation of German industry.

Upcoming Events

Bronze statue of two brothers in arms is located at Sicily-Rome American Cemetery.
July 4, 2018 Come to Sicily-Rome American Cemetery on July 4, 2018 at 11 a.m.
The entrance gate includes a stone column with the cemetery name engraved on it.
July 28, 2018 Oise-Aisne American Cemetery in France will host a ceremony on July 28, 2018 at 10 a.m.
View of Bellicourt American Monument from a distance.
August 7, 2018 A ceremony at Bellicourt Monument in France on August 7, 2018 will mark the 100th anniversary of American units fighting with the British Armies in France during

Past Events

Men stand next to the stands holding the floral wreaths.
May 30, 2018 Clark Veterans Cemetery in the Philippines will host its annual Memorial Day Ceremony on Wednesday, May 30, 2018 at 10:00 a.m. Attendance is free and open to the public.
Men and women in uniform march with flags or firearms as part of the Honor Guard.
May 28, 2018 Mexico City National Cemetery hosted its annual Memorial Day Ceremony on Monday, May 28, 2018 at 10:00 a.m. 
Attendees stand at the beginning of the ceremony.
May 28, 2018 Corozal American Cemetery in Panama hosted its annual Memorial Day Ceremony on Monday, May 28, 2018 at 9:00 a.m.