In keeping with new guidance from local authorities, Mexico City National Cemetery partially reopened on March 8, 2021.
On this day in 1923, President Warren G. Harding signed legislation to establish the American Battle Monuments Commission.
In keeping with guidance from local authorities, Corozal American Cemetery will partially reopen Thursday, Jan. 14, 2021.
In keeping with guidance from local authorities, Luxembourg American Cemetery will partially reopen Monday, January 11.
The Visitor Building and Chapel remain closed and no guided tours are offered at this time.
Tech. Sgt. Frank W. Holland graduated from Wallinford High School and before joining the Army in 1942, was a carpenter. By July 1944, he reached Europe with the 319th Infantry Regiment, 80th Infantry Division.
Pvt. 1st Class Reed A. Davis was born in 1910 in Ohio. Formerly a Machine Operator in a steel mill, he was drafted in 1944, when his son Richard was 7-years-old.
While the “Christmas Truce” of 1914 has achieved legendary status in the history of World War I, there has been little coverage of similar events involving American troops.