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.
Watch historic news coverage from the surrender of Japan during World War II.
On May 8, 1945 World War II ended in Europe. This piece was produced by the United News Company in 1945. Courtesy of the National Archives and Records Administration
ABMC Secretary Max Cleland remembers the sacrifice of our fallen this Memorial Day weekend.
This World War II cemetery contains the graves of nearly 17,100 war dead, and nearly 36,300 names on the Walls of the Missing.
Established by Congress in 1923, ABMC manages 26 overseas military cemeteries, and 29 memorials, monuments, and markers.