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In December 1944, the German Army launched its last major offensive of World War II—often referred to as the Battle of the Bulge. Approximately 19,000 Americans died during the counteroffensive.

The exterior of the Normandy Visitor Center.

The Normandy Visitor Center will be closed to the public beginning February 4, 2019 due to a total renovation of the exhibit space. It’s anticipated the visitor center will re-open in early June 2019.

U.S. Ambassador to Tunisia Daniel Rubinstein departed his post this week in preparation for retirement. But before leaving the country, he insisted that his final stop be North Africa American Cemetery. As a strong supporter of the cemetery and the ABMC mission since he became U.S.

Men and women in the official party stand during the ceremony.

During Memorial Day weekend 2019, ABMC sites throughout the world will pay tribute to the men and women honored overseas.

The American Battle Monuments Commission (ABMC) has released its World War I Battlefield Companion in digital format.

The American Battle Monuments Commission (ABMC) and the National WWII Museum in New Orleans are partnering together to help tell the story of the cost of war. On January 11, 2019 ABMC Commissioner Evans C. Spiceland and ABMC Deputy Secretary Robert J.

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. They traversed mountains in Italy, France, Korea and Vietnam.

ABMC Sites in the World
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A large group of students stand on the steps of the memorial building to sing.
On January 22, 2019, at 10:30 a.m. there will be a ceremony at Sicily-Rome American Cemetery in memory of the service members who died during the Allied landings at Anzio and Nettuno. Events this day also will include the illumination of over 7,800 graves.