The 6888th Central Postal Directory Battalion, also called the Six Triple Eight, was the only all-Black Women's Army Corps unit to serve in Europe during World War II (WW
Please note, due to the current weather conditions and to ensure the safety of our visitors, Henri-Chapelle American Cemetery will temporarily be closed to the public on Friday, February 18, 2022.
Pvt. George Watson was born in Laurel, Miss., but moved to Birmingham, Ala. He attended Colorado A&M (Colorado State University) and graduated in 1942. He was married with one daughter.
Please note, due to the current amber wind warning from local authorities and to ensure the safety of our visitors, Brookwood and Cambridge American Cemeteries will temporarily be closed to the public on Friday, February 18, 2022.
2nd Lt. James (Jimmie) Albert Calhoun was born in Duluth, Minn., in 1917, in the midst of World War I, to James Calhoun and Eva Miller. His father moved the family to Bridgeport, Conn. in 1930 and was working as a gardener.
African Americans have served honorably in American wars dating back to the American Revolution. The American Battle Monuments Commission remembers and honors their sacrifice.
Many know about the Allied landings in Normandy of June 1944. Less known are the landings that took place several months prior, in Italy. There were in fact three, and were all equally as impactful.
The Visitor Building (Reception) at Lorraine American Cemetery will temporarily close to the public from Monday, November 22 to Friday, December 3, due to renovation work.
As we observed Veterans Day, we honored all who have worn the uniform of the United States armed forces.