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Lafayette Escadrille Memorial and Cemetery

Lafayette Escadrille Memorial Cemetery visitor center will exceptionally close at 12 p.m. on Thursday, December 21, 2023.

Access to the Memorial will remain open as usual. We kindly ask that visitors plan their visit accordingly.

The exterior of the Normandy Visitor Center.

Normandy American Cemetery visitor center will exceptionally close from 12:30 p.m. to 1:30 p.m. on Wednesday, December 20, 2023.

Access to the cemetery will not be impacted. We kindly ask that visitors plan their visit accordingly.

Ribbion cutting at the dedication ceremony of Netherlands American Cemetery visitor center

The American Battle Monuments Commission (ABMC) dedicated its newest visitor center at Netherlands American Cemetery, Margraten, Netherlands, this Monday, Dec. 11, 2023.

Normandy American Cemetery - View of the Memorial. Credits: ABMC_Warrick Page

American Battle Monuments Commission was honored to welcome two veterans from the Greatest Generation, Eugene “Gene” Kleindl and William “Magic Bill” Hunter both ove

Richard Rossi at Robert Baileys grave, Normandy American Cemetery, June 2023

"Robert, you know, we won the war!"

Back in June, Ohio native and WWII veteran Richard Rossi visited his best friend's grave for the first time at Normandy American Cemetery.

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Due to the presence of Storm Ciaran in northwestern Europe, several ABMC cemeteries and monuments are temporarily closed. These include: