Throughout the world, the ABMC team’s determination to honor our fallen never waivers.T
Our commemoration duties are of the utmost importance. Despite the impacts from the COVID-19 pandemic, this Memorial Day, we will uphold our commitment.
Every headstone is a reminder of the price at which our freedoms and our way of life are won.
On June 6, 2019, we remember the stories and sacrifices of those who were a part of the Allied landings in Normandy.
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.
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.
Never Forgotten follows the story of Sergeant Paul Maynard, a doughboy from Connecticut. Among the first to volunteer for the Army, Paul survived some of the most brutal fighting American forces endured, including the Battle of Belleau Wood, the Saint-Mihiel Campaign, and the Meuse-Argonne Offensive.
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.
Designed for the visitor center at Meuse-Argonne American Cemetery, this film presents visitors with an immersive, World War I experience. Scenes include the realities of trench warfare, the brutality of hand-to-hand combat, the effects of poison gas, the limited availability of medical care, and the celebration of the Armistice. The film blends historic footage against this portrayal of the battlefield experience.