Memorial Day: Remembering those laid to rest overseas

Memorial Day

Memorial Day is not a cookout day… it’s the day set aside to remember those who made the ultimate sacrifice. So many of our own never made it home with permanent resting places overseas.

  1. The American Cemetery at Aisne-Marne, France… A total of 2289

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  1. The American Cemetery at Ardennes, Belgium… total of 5329 

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  1. The American Cemetery at Brittany, France… total of 4410 

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  1. Brookwood, England – American Cemetery… A total of 468

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  1. Cambridge, England… A total of 3812

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  1. Epinal, France – American Cemetery… A total of 5525

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  1. Flanders Field, Belgium… A total of 368

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  1. Florence, Italy… A total of 4402

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  1. Henri-Chapelle, Belgium… A total of 7992

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  1. Lorraine , France… A total of 10,489 

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  1. Luxembourg, Luxembourg… A total of 5076

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  1. Meuse-Argonne, France… A total of 14,246

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  1. Netherlands, Netherlands… A total of 8301 

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  1. Normandy, France… A total of 9387

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  1. Oise-Aisne, France… A total of 6012

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  1. Rhone, France… A total of 861

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  1. Sicily, Italy… A total of 7861 

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  1. Somme, France… A total of 1844

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  1. St. Mihiel, France… A total of 4153

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  1. Suresnes, France… A total of 1541

Memorial DayPass our history on to your children and grandchildren. We must never forget how our freedoms were paid for.

The count is 104,366 dead, brave Americans.

See more photos, details, virtual tours, videos, and even history lessons for teachers at AmericanBattleMonuments.gov.