More than a half million Americans gave their life during World War I and World War II. They died fighting to protect freedom and democracy around the world. Hear family members remember those they lost, who are buried overseas in North Africa American Cemetery.
Superintendent Shane Williams has worked for ABMC since 2009, and he's served as an assistant superintendent or superintendent at a variety of cemeteries. Hear Shane talk about the importance of ABMC cemeteries and why he feels so dedicated to the mission.
On November 11, 1918 an armistice was signed between the Germans and the Allies, ending World War I.
See the 2014 Memorial Day Ceremony at Aisne-Marne American Cemetery through a time-lapse video. Video courtesy of Marine Forces Europe and Africa.
ABMC Secretary Max Cleland remembers the sacrifice of our fallen this Memorial Day weekend.
Watch the full 2012 Memorial Day Ceremony at Aisne-Marne American Cemetery. Video courtesy of American Forces Network Europe.
Established by Congress in 1923, ABMC manages 26 overseas military cemeteries, and 29 memorials, monuments, and markers.
This World War I cemetery in France contains the graves of nearly 2,300 war dead, and more than 1,000 names on the Walls of the Missing.