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A statue of a "mourning woman" looks out over the reflecting pool at Netherlands American Cemetery.
May 1, 2015 On May 8, 1945 the world celebrated the end of World War II in Europe, but for some young American children it represented the beginning of a lifetime without their fathers.
Screenshot of map showing Italy and Mediterrean Sea
April 27, 2015 Allied forces conquered Sicily in the summer of 1943, securing the island by August 17. This defeat precipitated the fall of Fascist Dictator Benito Mussolini, and the new Italian government negotiated an armistice with the Allies.
This screenshot from the Americans in Great Britain Interactive shows American pilots in Great Britain.
April 21, 2015 The United States and Great Britain have been firm allies for a century. Their mutually beneficial relationship particularly deepened during  World War II, when the circumstances of war brought hundreds of thousands of Americans through the British Isles.
A woman kneels next to a headstone at Suresnes American Cemetery.
March 23, 2015 In the aftermath of World War I, wives became widows, and mothers outlived their sons. More than 100,000 Americans died during the Great War, creating suffering and pain for those family members they left behind.
Rows of headstones fill plot areas at Meuse-Argonne American Cemetery. The plot areas are lined by trees.
March 20, 2015 Never Forgotten, an ABMC World War I documentary, will premier at the 2015 GI Film Festival in May. Never Forgotten follows the story of Sergeant Paul Maynard, a doughboy from Connecticut.
Homescreen of the Cambridge American Cemetery App
March 12, 2015 During World War II the British not only served as one of our closest Allies, England became the base for American forces in northern Europe specifically before the invasion of the mainland in June 1944.
March 9, 2015 On June 6, 1944 the history of the world changed when the Allies landed along the Normandy coast, beginning the D-Day invasion of World War II. Tens of thousands of Americans lost their lives in the invasion and during the ensuing campaign. 
Historic image of African-American officers in uniform.
February 25, 2015 The 99th Fighter Squadron first saw combat in World War II in June 1943 over the Italian island of Pantelleria. While the mission was standard in terms of aerial support, it was a historic milestone for the squadron, and for the American military.
Men of the 369th return to New York on a ship.
February 10, 2015 On the Western Front of World War I, death did not discriminate. Artillery screaming towards the trenches treated men of all color the same. But the soldiers of the 92nd and 93rd divisions lived segregated lives both in and out of war.