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Members of the 82nd Airborne Division.
September 30, 2014 In September 1944, three Allied airborne divisions landed in the Netherlands as part of Operation Market–Garden. With the goal of moving Allied forces across the Rhine River, troops would have to seize control of key bridges and roads to accomplish this task.

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Ceremony participants stand in front of the wall of hte missing.
September 25, 2014 Pfc. Cecil Harris of Company D, 179th Infantry Regiment, 45th Infantry Division went missing on January 2, 1945 in northeastern France during Operation Nordwind.
Dalessandro raises right hand for swearing in by Cleland.
September 8, 2014 With more than three decades as a public servant, Rob Dalessandro brings his experience and knowledge to the American Battle Monuments Commission as the new deputy secretary for Headquarters Operations.
U.S. artillerymen fire 75mm gun toward Montsec from a position near Beaumont on September 12, 1918.
September 4, 2014 ABMC was created in 1923 to manage the country’s overseas, World War I cemeteries and memorials, and part of the agency’s work included the writing and publishing of “American Armies and Battlefields in Europe: A History, Guide and Reference Book.”

Upcoming Events

The entrance gate to Mexico City National Cemetery.
November 11, 2014 Mexico City National Cemetery will host a Veterans Day Ceremony on November 11, 2014 at 11:00 a.m. Entrance is free and open to the public.
Four VIPs walk under sword-bearing men and women in uniform during 2012 Veterans Day ceremony.
November 11, 2014 Cambridge American Cemetery will host a Veterans Day Ceremony on November 11, 2014 at 11:00 a.m. Entrance is free and open to the public.
A man delivers remarks from a podium in front of a line of men holding flags.
November 11, 2014 A small ceremony will be held at Chateau-Thierry American Monument on November 11, 2014 at noon. There will be a wreath laying ceremony, and weather-permitting, the reading of the President's Veterans Day Proclamation.

Past Events

Mayor Herzog affixes the rosette to the Wall of the Missing.
September 20, 2014 Pvt. Cecil E. Harris is memorialized on the Tablets of the Missing at Epinal American Cemetery in France. A bronze rosette was added next to his name on Saturday, September 20, 2014 at 11:00 a.m. in a small ceremony.
Attendees sit during the annual liberation concert.
September 14, 2014 The South Netherlands Philharmonic and the Brabant Choir performed at Netherlands American Cemetery on September 14, 2014 at 3:00 p.m. for their annual concert marking the liberation of the area during World War II.
Netherlands American Cemetery Superintendent Keith Stadler greets the audience prior to the film screening.
September 13, 2014 Intended for school age audiences, this film is set in 1943 and tells the story of two boys living in German-occupied South Limburg that are friends despite coming from two very different families--one a member of the Dutch resistance and the other supporters of the Netherlands fascist movement.