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Sailors and family members stand during this solemn ceremony.
June 19, 2018 Family members of World War II Radioman 2nd Class Julius Pieper gathered at Normandy American Cemetery in France today, 74 years after his death, to attend his burial.
Historic photos showing Julius and Ludwig in Navy uniforms.
June 13, 2018 The remains of a U.S. sailor recently accounted-for from World War II will be interred with full military honors at Normandy American Cemetery, Colleville-sur-Mer, France, on June 19, 2018. 
Historic photo shows men in uniform assembling mines.
June 11, 2018 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 reduced British grain stores to a six weeks’ supply.
June 10, 2018 American military leadership knew that defeating Germany in World War II would require a complex strategy that included devastation of German industry.
June 6, 2018 June 6, 2018 marks the 100th anniversary of one of the first American offensives—the Battle of Belleau Wood, a pivotal event in World War I and an iconic battle in U.S. Marine Corps history.
View of the outside of the Pointe du Hoc Visitor Center.
June 1, 2018 The visitor center at Pointe du Hoc will close on Tuesday, June 5, 2018 at 3 p.m. due to the annual D-Day commemoration ceremony. However, the rest of the site will remain open for the ceremony, and until the normal closing time of 6 p.m. 
Historic photo shows headstones with flags and a crowd gathered in the memorial area.
May 23, 2018 This year marks the 150th anniversary of Memorial Day. While remembrance of America’s war dead took place prior to 1868, it wasn’t until the post-Civil War era that this national commemoration fully emerged. Maj. Gen.  John A.
Historic photo shows destroyed town.
May 22, 2018 On May 28, 1918 the American 1st Division led an assault on the town of Cantigny, France, making it the first divisional attack by the American Expeditionary Forces (AEF) in World War I.
The exterior of the Normandy Visitor Center.
May 21, 2018 The Normandy Visitor Center will be closed on Sunday, May 27, 2018 from 9 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. to coincide with the Memorial Day Ceremony. The visitor center will reopen at 12:30 p.m.