Shortly after the close of the war, Congress passed a bill providing for the entombment of a World War II unknown to join that of unknown from World War I on the Amphitheater plaza at Arlington National Cemetery.
In keeping with guidance from local authorities, North Africa American Cemetery has temporarily closed as May 7, 2021.
The American Battle Monuments Commission will honor the fallen this Memorial Day, but due to host-nation COVID-19 guidance and out of an abundance of caution, all ceremonies will be closed to the public.
Epinal American Cemetery will be closed on May 12, for a Memorial Day film production.
Please contact the cemetery with any questions or concerns.
On 22 January 2020, at 10:45 a.m. (local time), Sicily-Rome American Cemetery will host a ceremony in remembrance of the 76th anniversary of the Allied Landings in Anzio and Nettuno, Italy.
To mark the 75th anniversary of the Battle of the Bulge during World War II, the Luxembourg American Cemetery, Luxembourg, will hold a commemorative ceremony on December 16, 2019 at 3:30 p.m.
Please join us at Luxembourg American Cemetery on December 13, 2019 at 4:00 p.m. to participate in a luminary event to commemorate the 75th anniversary of the Battle of the Bulge.