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Naval Monument at Gibraltar
Close-up of Naval Monument at Gibraltar
U.S. Coast Guard Cutter Tampa at Gibraltar. Tampa escorted 18 convoys to Britain before being torpedoed on September 26, 1918. She sank with a loss of all hands. Image courtesy of the Naval History & Heritage Command.
Scout Cruiser USS Birmingham (CL-2) was the flagship for the Atlantic Fleet Patrol Force operating from Gibraltar. Image courtesy of the Naval History & Heritage Command.


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.
On November 11, 1918 an armistice was signed between the Germans and the Allies, ending World War I.
The dedication of the Naval Monument at Gibraltar is one of thirteen segments featured in the "America Honors Her Heroes" film. The film is the Official Record of the Dedication Ceremonies in 1937 at the American World War Memorials and Cemeteries in Europe.
ABMC Secretary Max Cleland remembers the sacrifice of our fallen this Memorial Day weekend.


Experience the history of World War I with this interactive timeline. View maps, watch videos, see photos and read about the events that shaped the war.

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