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May 19, 2016, 07:00 ET Neues Buch erzählt detailliert die wahre Geschichte japanisch-amerikanischer Brüder, die im Zweiten Weltkrieg Soldaten waren, während die Familie zwangsinterniert wurde

 Das neu erschienene Sachbuch "When the Akimotos Went to War: An Untold Story of Family, Patriotism and Sacrifice during World War II," (Die...


May 19, 2016, 07:00 ET Un nouveau livre relate la véritable histoire de frères nippo-américains qui ont combattu pendant la Deuxième Guerre mondiale alors que leur famille était retenue dans un camp d'internement

 Le nouveau livre documentaire intitulé « When the Akimotos Went to War: An Untold Story of Family, Patriotism and Sacrifice...


May 19, 2016, 07:00 ET New Book Details Real-Life Story of Japanese-American Brothers Who Served in World War II while Family Forced into Internment Camp

 The newly released non-fiction book, "When the Akimotos Went to War: An Untold Story of Family, Patriotism and Sacrifice during World War II,"...


May 19, 2016, 07:00 ET Un libro detalla la historia real de unos hermanos japoneses y americanos que lucharon en la Segunda Guerra Mundial

- Un nuevo libro detalla la historia real de unos hermanos japoneses y americanos que lucharon en la Segunda Guerra Mundial al tiempo que su...


May 05, 2016, 07:00 ET May is Military Appreciation Month: Teaching Students about Sacrifice during World War II

During World War II more than 16 million Americans served our country. They came from the industrial cities of the Great Lakes to the farms of the...


Apr 28, 2016, 09:37 ET Un grupo holandeses recolecta miles de fotos de soldados de la Segunda Guerra Mundial para honrar a los caídos

Miles de lápidas sepulcrales de mármol blanco forman el paisaje del Netherlands American Cemetery, donde se honra a los más de...


Apr 27, 2016, 13:50 ET Niederländische Gruppe sammelt tausende Fotos von Soldaten des zweiten Weltkrieges, um Gefallene auf dem ABMC Netherlands American Cemetery zu ehren

Viele tausend Grabsteine aus weißem Marmor bestimmen die Landschaft des Netherlands American Cemetery, auf dem mehr als 10.000 Amerikaner...


Apr 27, 2016, 13:26 ET Un groupe de bénévoles hollandais rassemble des milliers de photos de soldats de la Seconde Guerre mondiale pour rendre hommage aux soldats tombés au cimetière américain des Pays-Bas de l'ABMC

Des milliers de stèles en marbre blanc parsèment le paysage du cimetière américain des Pays-Bas, où sont honorés plus...


Apr 27, 2016, 06:00 ET Dutch Group Collecting Thousands of World War II Soldier Photos to Honor Fallen at ABMC Netherlands American Cemetery

Thousands of white marble headstones dot the landscape at Netherlands American Cemetery, where more than 10,000 Americans that lost their lives in...


Nov 10, 2015, 06:00 ET 10 Ways To Honor Our Fallen From World War I And World War II This Veterans Day

This Veterans Day Americans around the world will honor their fellow citizens who have served their country. The American Battle Monuments...


Nov 07, 2014, 07:00 ET 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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...


Sep 05, 2012, 16:47 ET Vietnam Pavilions at the Honolulu Memorial to be Dedicated November 11

 To further honor the sacrifice of the 2,504 members of the U.S. armed forces missing in action from the Vietnam War memorialized at the...


Jun 05, 2011, 09:35 ET McPeak Elected Chairman of ABMC

Former Air Force Chief of Staff General Merrill A. McPeak was elected Friday the 10th chairman of the American Battle Monuments Commission (ABMC)....


Jun 05, 2011, 09:32 ET D-Day Veterans Gather at Pointe du Hoc

More than 40 World War II veterans are expected to gather here tomorrow with American and French officials to rededicate the Pointe du Hoc Ranger...


Dec 05, 2007, 00:00 ET Online Registry Honors World War II Generation

WASHINGTON, Dec. 5 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- During the four years following the December 7, 1941, attack on Pearl Harbor, which thrust the...