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President Trump presents Secretary Matz with a flag.

President Donald J. Trump presents and American flag that had recently flown over the White House to ABMC Secretary William M. Matz.

Ceremony participants and attendees stand during the ceremony.

Sunday, November 11, 2018, marked the 100th Anniversary of the signing of the Armistice that ended World War I. To commemorate this occasion, President Donald J. Trump, as well as ABMC Secretary William M. Matz, participated in a ceremony at Suresnes American Cemetery in France.

Trump and Matz place hand over heart while standing

President Donald J. Trump stands with ABMC Secretary William M. Matz during the World War I Centennial Ceremony at Suresnes American Cemetery to mark the Armistice.

Soldiers with flags line the entrance walkway at Suresnes American Cemetery.

Soldiers await the arrival of President Donald J. Trump at Suresnes American Cemetery for the ceremony to mark the 100th anniversary of the Armistice.


Suresnes American Cemetary

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This World War I cemetery in France contains the graves of nearly 1,600 war dead and nearly 1,000 names on the Walls of the Missing.

A Memorial Day Message

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

Black and white photo of soldiers celebrating

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On November 11, 1918 an armistice was signed between the Germans and the Allies, ending World War I.

Black and white photo of 4 doctors examining a patients leg

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Suresnes American Cemetery is located just outside of Paris, France, and includes the remains of American World War I service members, many...


Map showing location of World War I events

Pilots battled air-to-air to gain control of the sky. While the United States did not officially enter the war until nearly three years after it began, the “Flying Yanks” of World War I were into the fight well before that.

World map showing locations of World War I events

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

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