March 12, 2015 During World War II the British not only served as one of our closest Allies, England became the base for American forces in northern Europe specifically before the invasion of the mainland in June 1944.
March 9, 2015 On June 6, 1944 the history of the world changed when the Allies landed along the Normandy coast, beginning the D-Day invasion of World War II. Tens of thousands of Americans lost their lives in the invasion and during the ensuing campaign.
February 25, 2015 The 99th Fighter Squadron first saw combat in World War II in June 1943 over the Italian island of Pantelleria. While the mission was standard in terms of aerial support, it was a historic milestone for the squadron, and for the American military.
February 10, 2015 On the Western Front of World War I, death did not discriminate. Artillery screaming towards the trenches treated men of all color the same. But the soldiers of the 92nd and 93rd divisions lived segregated lives both in and out of war.
February 10, 2015 Facilities, including the visitor center and restrooms at Normandy American Cemetery will be closed on Wednesday, March 25, 2015 from 1:30 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. due to utility work in the area.
February 2, 2015 During the Sicilian Campaign of World War II, Allied forces conquered the island, which dominates the Mediterranean Sea, in a matter of weeks.
January 30, 2015 During Memorial Day weekend 2015, ABMC sites throughout the world paid tribute to the men and women buried and memorialized overseas.
Covert Action Behind Enemy Lines— Remembering the Officers of the OSS Captured in Czechoslovakia during World War IIJanuary 26, 2015 Six months after the United States entered World War II, President Franklin Roosevelt issued an executive order creating the Office of Strategic Services (OSS).
January 6, 2015 During World War II, Allied strategic bombing destroyed crucial German infrastructure, degraded critical logistics, damaged civilian morale, and forced the German air force into losing battles. It contributed heavily to Germany’s eventual surrender in May 1945.