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Hamner and Herrmann sit in front of bookshelves during the discussion.
October 30, 2017 Watch “Examining How Nations Honored Their Fallen after World War II,” a recent Facebook live chat with Dr.
Historic photo showing pieces of wreckage from a destroyed light bomber.
October 26, 2017 Allied forces gained a critical foothold in the Solomon Islands in August 1942 after the successful invasion of Guadalcanal. While this gave the Allies a base of operations, including an airfield, the Japanese still had a presence on Guadalcanal.
Mayor Herzog affixes the rosette to the Wall of the Missing.
October 25, 2017 In World War II, the Korean War and the Vietnam War, millions of Americans served far from home. In the various conflicts, service members fought in the waters of the Atlantic and Pacific.
Historic photo shows man tamping down inside of howitzer.
October 24, 2017 Even before the United States joined World War I, transformations to the American military had begun in earnest. The National Defense Act of 1916 authorized growth of the army to include 21 field artillery regiments.
Bronze statue of two brothers in arms is located at Sicily-Rome American Cemetery.
October 23, 2017 Pope Francis will conduct at mass at Sicily-Rome American Cemetery on November 2, 2017 at 3:15 p.m. Cemetery operations will be impacted the entire week of October 30th in the lead up to this event.
Rows of headstones cover the ground at Sicily-Rome American Cemetery.
October 23, 2017 Pope Francis will conduct at mass at Sicily-Rome American Cemetery on November 2, 2017 at 3:15 p.m. to coincide with All Soul’s Day, a holy day of obligation in the Catholic Church that includes praying for the dead.
Two decorated headstones are seen in the foreground. Rows of headstones fill the background at Normandy American Cemetery.
October 20, 2017 Two of the pathways leading to the flagpoles will be under maintenance beginning on November 6, 2017. Access to the cemetery will not be affected in any way, however, these paths will be closed to foot traffic during this time.
View of the outside of the Pointe du Hoc Visitor Center.
October 20, 2017 Due to maintenance work, the visitor center and restrooms at Pointe du Hoc will be closed on November 21, 2017 from 8:00 a.m. to 10:00 a.m.
The exterior of Flanders Field American Cemetery chapel building.
October 12, 2017 Due to renovation work, the chapel at Flanders Field American Cemetery will be closed beginning on Monday, October 16, 2017. The chapel is expected to reopen by January 2018. Access to the cemetery grounds will not be affected.

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