President Obama Visits Flanders Field American Cemetery

Hear President Barack Obama deliver remarks during his visit to Flanders Field American Cemetery in Belgium on March 26, 2014. Prime Minister Elio Di Rupo of Belgium and his Majesty King Phillipe of Belgium accompanied the president on this visit, and they also delivered remarks.

Montfaucon: Captain Barber and the 313th Regiment

Capt. Timothy Barber of the 79th Division, 313th Regiment died October 10, 1918 in the midst of the World War I Meuse-Argonne Offensive. Learn more about the 313th Regiment and the hard fought battles of this offensive.

Stories of Pointe du Hoc

On June 6, 1944 U.S. Army Rangers climbed the 100 ft. cliffs of Pointe du Hoc, destroyed a critical German battery and took control of the coastal highway, playing a crucial role in the Allied success of D-Day. Hear these Rangers recount their memories from that fateful day, and remember their comrades that perished.

Never Forgotten: 1st Lt. Kenneth H. Underwood

As a young lieutenant in the U.S. Army Air Forces during World War II, 1st Lt. Kenneth H. Underwood died May 18, 1944 in his P-38 Lightning, as he prepared for D-Day. Hear his son and grandson recount his story of service and sacrifice during World War II.

Never Forgotten: Lt. Murray M. Blum

As a young merchant marine, Lt. Murray M. Blum died December 3, 1943 during World War II trying to save another man's life. Hear his selfless story of sacrifice.

On Their Shoulders

Seen at the Normandy Visitor Center, this tells the story of three men who were killed in action on D-Day or soon after.