Past: Remembrance Ceremony at Epinal American Cemetery

December 10, 2017, at 3:45pm CET

Epinal American cemetery hosted a Remembrance Ceremony on December 10, 2017 at 3:45 p.m. Organized by the U.S. Memory Grand Est France, the ceremony had planned to feature an LED candle on every headstone and at the Walls of the Missing. The intention was for these candles to serve as a visual reminder of the thousands of Americans buried there in the cemetery, whose lives were cut short by war. Due to bad weather conditions, the LED candle portion has to be canceled. However, a wreath laying remembrance ceremony still occurred.

Family members of World War II Radioman 2nd Class Julius Pieper gathered at Normandy American Cemetery in France today, 74 years after his...
The remains of a U.S. sailor recently accounted-for from World War II will be interred with full military honors at Normandy American...
Before the United States entered World War I in April 1917, German U-boats sunk more than 880,000 tons of shipping—a wartime peak that...
American military leadership knew that defeating Germany in World War II would require a complex strategy that included devastation of...