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Historic photo shows soldiers in uniform with flowers.
July 3, 2017 Just after their arrival in France some American soldiers became a symbol of deliverance for the French people. The first American Expeditionary Forces’ (AEF) contingent landed in France in late June 1917 at Saint-Nazaire.
Students and adults place a larger flower arrangement at the headstone.
June 30, 2017 The elementary school in Tholy, France adopted the gravesite of Pfc. Lloyd V. Johnson at Epinal American Cemetery in 2016 as a duty of remembrance, known as “devoir de mémoire” in France.
The zodiac dome, walls of the missing, and altar are seen in the chapel at Sicily-Rome American Cemetery.
June 27, 2017 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.
Historic photo showing an airship that looks like blimp flying over large Allied ships.
June 26, 2017 Shortly after the United States entered World War I, the commander of U.S. Convoy Operations was ordered to organize and begin escorting the American Expeditionary Forces (AEF) to France.
Historic photos shows Eisenhower sitting on the ground eating his lunch.
June 25, 2017 On June 25, 1942 Gen. Dwight D. Eisenhower assumed command of the European Theater of Operations U.S. Army. His experience in war planning and operations, gave him an appreciation of war on a global scale - a major necessity as American forces began wartime operations.
Square floral wreaths sit at the base of the new monument.
June 20, 2017 On the 73rd anniversary of the D-Day landings, the American Battle Monuments Commission (ABMC) dedicated two new monuments to mark the importance of Dartmouth, England in World War II.
Rows of headstones located at Epinal American Cemetery.
June 15, 2017 A maintenance project to repair the entrance road and drainage channels at Epinal American Cemetery is underway.
Historic photo of Pershing arriving, with lines of French troops greeting him.
June 13, 2017 On June 13, 1917, a little more than two months after the United States entered World War I, Gen. John J. Pershing arrived in France with his staff to establish American forces in Europe.
This historic images shows the B-24 flying.
June 11, 2017 The U.S. Army Air Forces (AAF), the predecessor to the U.S. Air Force, prepared for global war in January 1942.