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September 3, 2015 During the Ypres-Lys Campaign of World War I, four American divisions fought alongside their Allied counterparts in Belgium and northeastern France, providing critical reinforcements to war-weary armies that had been fighting for four long years.

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August 25, 2015 World War I saw the introduction of technologies and methods of warfare never  experienced before. No developments proved more revolutionary than those related to air power.
Roses bushes bloom outside the visitor center at Meuse-Argonne American Cemetery.
August 20, 2015 Renovations to the Meuse-Argonne American Cemetery Visitor Center will begin September 9, 2015. This construction will impact parking and access to the visitor center. The cemetery will remain open with normal operating hours during this work.
This historic image shows concrete barriers, wire fencing, and other obstacles on the beach.
August 19, 2015 In 1942 the Allies faced a difficult situation in Europe. Almost the entire continent remained Axis-controlled.

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A U.S. Air Force Honor Guard marches during the ceremony.
December 16, 2015 Luxembourg American Cemetery will host a ceremony on Wednesday, December 16, 2015 to commemorate the anniversary of the Battle of the Bulge. Attendance is free and open to the public.
Members of the 52nd Fighter Winger participate in the ceremony.
November 11, 2015 Luxembourg American Cemetery will host its annual Veterans Day Ceremony on November 11, 2015 at 11:00 a.m. The event is free and open to the public.
A man delivers remarks from a podium in front of a line of men holding flags.
November 11, 2015 Organized by the town of Chateau-Thierry, an Armistice Day Ceremony will be held at Chateau-Thierry American Monument on Wednesday, November 11, 2015. This event is free and open to the public.

Past Events

A man and a woman lay a floral wreath during the ceremony.
August 16, 2015 Luxembourg American Cemetery hosted a Keep the Spirit Alive ’45 ceremony on Sunday, August 16, 2015 at 10:00 a.m. The U.S. Veterans Friends of Luxembourg (VFOL), along with a representative from the U.S.
The mayor and a child lay flowers in the plot area.
July 31, 2015 Brittany American Cemetery hosted the Avranches Liberation Ceremony on Friday, July 31, 2015 at 3:00 p.m. David Nicolas, mayor of Avranches, along with his family and members of the municipal counsel came to the cemetery to honor our fallen.
Attendees stand in the centerl mall, near the reflecting pool during the ceremony.
July 4, 2015 Cambridge American Cemetery hosted the 7th Annual Allied Memorial Bike Ride (AAMBR) on July 4th. With more than 500 bikers taking part in the event, they paid tribute to our fallen by laying wreaths.