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Somme American Cemetery_Uth Credits: ABMC

The American Battle Monuments Commission’s (ABMC) Somme American Cemetery is located in the small French village of Bony, in the Hauts-de-France region. How well do you know this site?

2nd Lt. Robert Meltzer. Credits: ABMC.

The American Battle Monuments Commission (ABMC), in coordination with Operation Benjamin, replaced the Latin Cross headstones marking the graves of three Jewish American servicemembers in France—one buried at Norm

WWI soldier Burial ceremony announcement

On June 7, 2023, ABMC will inter the remains of an unknown WWI soldier at Oise-Aisne American Cemetery in France, one of ABMC’s eight WWI cemeteries located overseas.

Memorial Day 2023 at FFAC

More than 500,000 Americans lost their lives in World War I and World War II defending freedom and democracy far from home.

Honolulu Memorial - ABMC - Robert Uth

More than seven decades since his death during the Korean War, Medal of Honor recipient

ABMC centennial documentary: "Our Promise"

To mark a hundred years of commemoration, ABMC released a unique 56-minute documentary, "Our Promise: 100 years of the American Battle Monuments Commission."

This year, the American Battle Monuments Commission is celebrating its centennial, having been established on March 4, 1923.  Throughout its history, ABMC has been proud to honor and recognize fallen U.S. service members with Memorial Day events at its cemeteries and memorials.