In late May, an Italian couple from Rome arrived at the Visitor Center at Sicily-Rome American Cemetery with a request. They had discovered a World War II dog tag belonging to an American soldier by the name of Jerry J. Osterhouse.
The American Battle Monuments Commission (ABMC) has received three media awards from the National Association for Interpretation for original works created in 2015 by the Office of External Affairs.
New ramps are being installed at Netherlands American Cemetery to better serve those visitors with mobility impairments. The work, which began in July 2016, is expected to be complete in early 2017. All parts of the cemetery, including the chapel, remain open during construction.
Eighteen teachers paid a visit to Sicily-Rome American Cemetery yesterday as part the Understanding Sacrifice: World War II in the Mediterranean education program. The teachers, who have been preparing for this field study for nearly a year, received a guided visit from cemetery staff.
As the centennial of America's official involvement in World War I approaches, renovation work on the Meuse-Argonne American Cemetery Visitor Center continues to progress.
American forces in the Pacific during World War II faced challenges never before experienced by the U.S. military.
The American Battle Monuments Commission (ABMC), an agency of the U.S. federal government, manages America's overseas cemeteries from World War I and World War II. This Memorial Day learn more about this agency that protects the memory of our fallen overseas.
The newly released non-fiction book, “When the Akimotos Went to War: An Untold Story of Family, Patriotism and Sacrifice during World War II,” captures the story of three Japanese-American brothers—Victor, Johnny, and Ted Akimoto—who volunteered for military service while their family members were forced into an internment camp.
On September 12th, 1944, nine Americans were killed in Vesoul, France during the town’s liberation. The town adopted the graves of five of the men that are buried in Epinal American Cemetery.