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In keeping with guidance from local authorities, Brookwood and Cambridge Ameri

World War I nurses at an American Red Cross hospital

Buried side by side at Suresnes American Cemetery just outside Paris, lie the Cromwell sisters, who traded in a life of prominence in New York City to be frontline nurses during World War I.

American Battle Monuments Commission's seal

In keeping with guidance from local authorities, North Africa American Cemetery reopened to the public on March 15, 2021.

American Battle Monuments Commission's seal

In keeping with new guidance from local authorities, Mexico City National Cemetery partially reopened on March 8, 2021.

Early morning sun creates shadows for the rows of headstones at Cambridge American Cemetery, June 25, 2014. ABMC photo: Warrick Page

On this day in 1923, President Warren G. Harding signed legislation to establish the American Battle Monuments Commission.

Members of the 369th Harlem Hellfighters infantry division return home to New York from France in February of 1919. Photo via National Archives, originally captured by Western Newspapers Union
Remembering the all-Black 369th Infantry Regiment of the 93rd Division, aka the Harlem Hellfighters, as they fought segregation and the Germans in World War I.
American Battle Monuments Commission's seal

In keeping with guidance from local authorities, Corozal American Cemetery will partially reopen Thursday, Jan. 14, 2021.

American Battle Monuments Commission's seal

In keeping with guidance from local authorities, Luxembourg American Cemetery will partially reopen Monday, January 11.

The Visitor Building and Chapel remain closed and no guided tours are offered at this time.