December 7, 2014 Seventy three years ago today, the United States was drawn into World War II. On the morning of December 7, 1941, the Japanese Navy conducted a surprise attack against the United States naval base at Pearl Harbor, Hawaii, home to the U.S.
November 11, 2014 On Veterans Day ABMC sites paid tribute to the men and women buried and memorialized overseas.
November 5, 2014 Aaron Howson, who lives in the French village of Chantraine near Epinal American Cemetery, raises and lowers two American flags every day at his home.
October 23, 2014 During the first half of the 20th century, the United States fought in two World Wars. The nation’s identity and culture changed as more than 500,000 Americans lost their lives in these conflicts, and millions more became veterans.
October 14, 2014 As part of National Hispanic Heritage Month, ABMC honors the contributions made by Hispanic-Americans, such as SSgt. Salvador Lara, as members of the U.S. armed forces.
October 9, 2014 At just 14 years old, Michael Hanson served as a cabin boy aboard the USS St Mary’s, a small naval vessel that served as part of the “Pacific Squadron” in the Union navy.
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.
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.
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.