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.
Suresnes American Cemetery is located just outside of Paris, France, and includes the remains of American World War I service members, many of whom died from injury or disease during the war. Learn more about the history of this cemetery.
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.
This World War I cemetery in France contains the graves of nearly 1,600 war dead and nearly 1,000 names on the Walls of the Missing.
Established by Congress in 1923, ABMC manages 26 overseas military cemeteries, and 29 memorials, monuments, and markers.