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Members of the official stand in front of the crowd during the ceremony.
April 17, 2017 The French-American friendship is as old the United States. The American Battle Monuments Commission partnered with the U.S. Embassy in Paris and the U.S. World War I Centennial Commission to mark an important milestone in this friendship—the United States entering World War I.
Thousands of names are engraved on the Wall of the Missing at Manila American Cemetery.
April 12, 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.
The exterior of the Normandy Visitor Center.
April 12, 2017 Facilities, including the visitor center and restrooms at Normandy American Cemetery will be closed on Thursday, April 13, 2017 from 9:00 a.m. to noon due to utility work in the area. (This is the expected closure time.
Visitors stand near the Walls of the Missing looking at photos.
April 11, 2017 As the end of World War II becomes more distant, ABMC cemeteries, in coordination with local organizations, create and host unique tributes to the men and women honored at these sites.
Historic photo of eight men standing in front of building.
April 10, 2017 The attack on Pearl Harbor on December 7, 1941 shocked the nation, and jolted the United States into World War II. U.S. forces posted in the Philippines had little time to prepare for war.
In historic image Wilson stands at podium and addresses Congress.
April 6, 2017 Congress declared war on Germany on April 6, 1917, formally bringing the United States into World War I, a conflict that had been ongoing for nearly three years.
Members of the 7th Machine Gun Battalion, 3rd Division, guard the Marne.
April 5, 2017 The hallowed grounds of ABMC cemeteries serve as world-wide examples of the reverence and respect given to Americans who served and died as a member of the Armed Forces. During the course of the American WWI Centennial new exhibits, events, and resources will be made available by ABMC to commemorate this piece of our American history.
Young children sit on the floor and watch the new film.
April 4, 2017 The renovated visitor center at Flanders-Field American Cemetery will be dedicated with a ribbon-cutting ceremony on April 6, 2017 to coincide with the 100th anniversary of the United States entering World War I.
Superintendent Chris Arseneault explains one of the new exhibit panels.
April 3, 2017 Nearly 100 years ago, the United States entered World War I. To coincide with this anniversary, the renovated visitor center at Flanders Field American Cemetery will be dedicated on April 6, 2017 at 4 p.m. with a ribbon-cutting ceremony.