August 15, 2014 Often overshadowed by the Normandy Landings, the U.S. Seventh Army’s amphibious invasion of southern France on August 15, 1944 and the ensuing operations were nonetheless critical to the Allied victory in the European theater of World War II.
ABMC Announces Education Partnership with National History Day and the GMU's Center for History and New MediaJuly 29, 2014 ABMC announces a new partnership with National History Day (NHD) and the George Mason University (GMU) Center for History and New Media to create a World War II-focused, education program.
July 16, 2014 To help honor the nearly 9,000 members of the U.S. armed forces buried or memorialized at Cambridge American Cemetery in England, a new visitor center was dedicated on May 26, 2014.
July 9, 2014 To help honor the nearly 11,000 members of the U.S. armed forces buried or memorialized at Sicily-Rome American Cemetery in Italy, a new visitor center was dedicated on May 26, 2014.
June 6, 2014 “If prayer were made of sound, the skies over England that night would have deafened the world.” President Barack Obama opened with these solemn words today at Normandy American Cemetery on the 70th Anniversary of D-Day.
June 5, 2014 Live coverage of the 70th Anniversary of D-Day Ceremony at Normndy Amercan Cemetery will begin at 4:00 a.m. EDT on MSNBC. Whitehouse.gov will have a live stream of the ceremony available on its website.
May 29, 2014 During Memorial Day weekend ABMC paid tribute to the more than 200,000 individuals commemorated at these overseas cemeteries.
May 23, 2014 Memorial Day–the federal holiday in which we honor our veterans and remember those who died while in the armed services–originated in the aftermath of the Civil War.
May 21, 2014 More than 500,000 Americans lost their lives in World War I and World War II defending democracy on soil and water far from the United States. The sacrifice of these men and women will be honored during ceremonies at America’s military cemeteries overseas, where more than 200,000 of these individuals are buried and memorialized.