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May 22, 2015, 06:00 ET
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World War II Orphans to Visit Hallowed Grounds of Netherlands American Cemetery Memorial Day Weekend

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...

May 22, 2015, 06:00 ET
May 22, 2015, 06:00 ET

Waisen des 2. Weltkriegs werden am Memorial Day-Wochenende die geheiligte Stätte des niederländischen amerikanischen Soldatenfriedhofs besuchen

Am 8. Mai 1945 feierte die Welt das Ende des 2. Weltkriegs in Europa, aber für manch kleines Kind in Amerika stand dies zugleich für den...

May 22, 2015, 06:00 ET

Los huérfanos e la Segunda Guerra Mundial visitan el suelo santo en el Memorial Day Weekend

- Los huérfanos e la Segunda Guerra Mundial visitan el suelo santo del Netherlands American Cemetery en el Memorial Day Weekend El 8 de...

May 14, 2015, 09:43 ET

Souvenir de la Grande Guerre : enseigner avec le cimetière américain de Meuse-Argonne

--Un guide gratuit pour les enseignants concernant la Première Guerre mondiale est désormais disponible--   L'American...

May 14, 2015, 07:00 ET

Den Ersten Weltkrieg begreifbar machen: Unterricht mit Bezug zum amerikanischen Friedhof Maas-Argonnen

-- Ein Lehrerleitfaden zum Ersten Weltkrieg steht jetzt kostenlos zur Verfügung-- Die American Battle Monuments Commission...

May 14, 2015, 07:00 ET
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Bringing the Great War Home: Teaching with the Meuse-Argonne American Cemetery

 The American Battle Monuments Commission in conjunction with the University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill (UNC) and Virginia Tech (VT), and...

May 14, 2015, 07:00 ET

Bringing the Great War Home: Teaching with the Meuse-Argonne American Cemetery

-- Ya está disponible la guía de profesor gratuita de la Primera Guerra Mundial --  La American Battle Monuments Commission,...

Mar 09, 2015, 07:00 ET
Explore Normandy American Cemetery with this free app.

Free Smartphone Apps Available for Download--Explore Normandy American Cemetery and Cambridge American Cemetery

 On June 6, 1944, D-Day, the course of World War II changed when the Allies landed along the Normandy coast, beginning the liberation of...

Nov 07, 2014, 07:00 ET
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Veterans Day 2014: An American Tradition in a Small French Village

 Aaron Howson, who lives in the French village of Chantraine near Epinal American Cemetery, raises and lowers two American flags every day at...

May 21, 2014, 07:00 ET
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American Battle Monuments Commission Honors Americans Buried and Memorialized Overseas from World War I and World War II

More than 500,000 Americans lost their lives in World War I and World War II defending democracy on soil and water far from the United States. The...

Nov 08, 2013, 20:58 ET

ABMC Launches Online Video Series to Honor Fallen from World War I and World War II

The loss of American life during World War I and World War II affected people in every corner of the United States, and forever changed the future...

Jul 23, 2013, 09:35 ET
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Dedication of the U.S. Korean War Memorial in Busan, South Korea on July 28

The U.S. Korean War Memorial at the United Nations (U.N.) Cemetery in Korea will be officially dedicated on July 28, 2013. The ceremony will...

May 21, 2013, 06:00 ET
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New Interactive Timeline and Map Allows You to Explore the History of World War I

Experience the history of World War I, "The Great War," through an interactive timeline and map available on the American Battle Monuments...

Mar 19, 2013, 08:00 ET
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New interactive timeline and map allows you to explore the history of World War II

Experience the history of World War II through an interactive timeline and map available on the website of the American Battle Monuments Commission...

Dec 19, 2012, 09:10 ET
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Explore the Battle of Pointe du Hoc from your Smartphone -- Free application available through iTunes or Google Play

 Experience the history of Pointe du Hoc, and tour this World War II D-Day landing site in France with the Pointe du Hoc mobile application....

Nov 20, 2012, 15:00 ET
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November marks the 70th Anniversary of the Naval Battle of Guadalcanal

 This month marks the 70th anniversary of the Naval Battle of Guadalcanal.  As we reflect on Veteran's day and look forward to...

Nov 13, 2012, 06:00 ET
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New Vietnam War Pavilion Dedicated At The Honolulu Memorial

The American Battle Monuments Commission (ABMC) dedicated two new pavilions at the Honolulu Memorial on Sunday, November 11, 2012. Following the...

Nov 07, 2012, 08:00 ET
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Dedication of the only memorial to veterans of the Vietnam War built solely with federal funding on Veterans Day 2012

This Veterans Day the American Battle Monuments Commission (ABMC) will dedicate two new pavilions at the Honolulu Memorial as part of the annual...

Oct 30, 2012, 17:55 ET
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Nation's Only Federally-Funded Vietnam War Memorial To Be Dedicated Veterans Day 2012

What:  This year's Veterans Day Ceremony at the National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific will include the dedication of a new Vietnam War...