75th Anniversary of the Battle of the Bulge Luminary at Luxembourg American Cemetery honors World War II fallen
On December 13, 2019, the American Battle Monuments Commission (ABMC) organized a luminary at the Luxembourg American Cemetery in Hamm.
This event commemorated the service members who lost their lives 75 years ago during the Battle of the Bulge, the last major counteroffensive of the war on the western front.
“I would not want my father to be buried anywhere but here,” said Richard Davis, son of Pfc. Reed A. Davis, who attended the ceremony with his son.
About American Battle Monuments Commission:
This independent agency of the American federal government honors the services, the actions and the sacrifices of the American Armed Forces who served on foreign soil since April 6, 1917. ABMC administers, operates and maintains 26 permanent American burial grounds and 29 separate memorials, monuments and marks, on foreign soil. It also maintains three memorials in the United States.
About American Overseas Memorial Day Association:
The AOMDA was founded in 1920 to honor the memory of the American victims of the two world wars who lay in American military cemeteries and in isolated graves in Europe. The AOMDA also helps to coordinate and sponsors the Memorial Day ceremonies in the American military cemeteries in Europe.
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