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.
This short film serves as an orientation to the Great War, the cemetery, and ABMC. Through historic and modern-day imagery, and first-person recollections from letters, a clearer perspective of the true cost of war is presented.
The Flanders Field American Cemetery Chapel dedication is one of thirteen segments featured in the "America Honors Her Heroes" film.
On November 11, 1918 an armistice was signed between the Germans and the Allies, ending World War I.
ABMC Secretary Max Cleland remembers the sacrifice of our fallen this Memorial Day weekend.
Hear President Barack Obama deliver remarks during his visit to Flanders Field American Cemetery in Belgium on March 26, 2014. Prime Minister Elio Di Rupo of Belgium and his Majesty King Phillipe of Belgium accompanied the president on this visit, and they also delivered remarks.
This World War I cemetery in Belgium includes the graves of nearly 370 war dead, and more than 40 names on the Walls of the Missing.
Established by Congress in 1923, ABMC manages 26 overseas military cemeteries, and 29 memorials, monuments, and markers.