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.
December 19, 2014 Even before the United States entered World War II, Allied forces were battling the Germans for the waters of the Atlantic. This titanic struggle lasted the duration of the war in Europe.
Germany’s Final Major Offensive to Beat Back Advancing Allied Forces: Remembering the Battle of the BulgeDecember 16, 2014 Seventy years ago today, the German Army launched the Ardennes Counteroffensive, better known as the Battle of the Bulge.
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.