Cemetery Alert

Road work to impact access to Normandy American Cemetery

Road work to impact access to Normandy American Cemetery

Due to ongoing work on the D517 access road to Normandy American Cemetery (NOAC) when traveling from road N13, visitors traveling by car are encouraged to access NOAC via road D514 through the towns of Port-en-Bessin or Grancamp-Maisy as indicated by the two green arrows on the map. Construction is anticipated to last until mid-April 2020. For any questions, please email the cemetery staff.

About American Battle Monuments Commission:
This independent agency of the American federal government honors the services, the actions and the sacrifices of the American Armed Forces who served on foreign soil since April 6, 1917. ABMC administers, operates and maintains 26 permanent American burial grounds and 29 separate memorials, monuments and marks, on foreign soil. It also maintains three memorials in the United States.

About American Overseas Memorial Day Association:
The AOMDA was founded in 1920 to honor the memory of the American victims of the two world wars who lay in American military cemeteries and in isolated graves in Europe. The AOMDA also helps to coordinate and sponsors the Memorial Day ceremonies in the American military cemeteries in Europe.

Press contact: Astrid Gaudefroy gaudefroya@ambc.gov / +33(0)6 07 59 85 14