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Browse photos, videos, interactive websites and apps dedicated to memorializing those who served in the U.S. Armed Forces overseas. Their service, achievements, and sacrifice are illuminated — dive in to learn more.

Photos

Lussenhop stands at the podium to deliver remarks.

Chargé d’Affaires Matthew Lussenhop delivers remarks during the 2018 Memorial Day Ceremony at Henri-Chapelle American Cemetery. Image courtesy of U.S. Embassy Belgium.

Members of the crowd sit during the ceremony.

A large crowd attended the 2018 Memorial Day Ceremony at Henri-Chapelle American Cemetery. Image courtesy of U.S. Embassy Belgium.

Men salute after laying a wreath.

World War II veterans laid a wreath during the 2018 Memorial Day Ceremony at Henri-Chapelle American Cemetery in Belgium. Image courtesy of U.S. Embassy Belgium.

Rows upon rows of headstones have the American and Belgian flags.

An American and Belgian flag were placed at every headstone for Memorial Day 2018 at Henri-Chapelle American Cemetery. Image courtesy of U.S. Embassy Belgium.

Videos

Press escape to close this window. View video of Memorial Day 2018: A Testimony of Sacrifice

More than a half million Americans gave their life during World War I and World War II. They died fighting to protect freedom and democracy...

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Press escape to close this window. View video of Fields of Honor

Established by Congress in 1923, ABMC manages 26 overseas military cemeteries, and 29 memorials, monuments, and markers.

Press escape to close this window. View video of Today in History, May 8, 1945: The War Ends in Europe

On May 8, 1945 World War II ended in Europe. This piece was produced by the United News Company in 1945. Courtesy of the National Archives...

Press escape to close this window. View video of A Memorial Day Message from ABMC Secretary Max Cleland

ABMC Secretary Max Cleland remembers the sacrifice of our fallen this Memorial Day weekend.

Interactives

Map showing interactive timeline

Experience the history of World War II with this interactive timeline. View maps, watch videos, see photos and read about the events that shaped the war.

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