Lorraine American Cemetery and Memorial

Today is V-E Day (Victory in Europe).  This World War II cemetery at St. Avold, France contains the remains of American soldiers who fought for freedom but did not return home.  It is the largest American WWII cemetery in Europe.  It is 113.5 acres and contains 10,489 graves.  A memorial wall commemorates another 444 missing in action.


Click on a picture and go through the larger versions of each. To read more about the Lorraine American Cemetery and Memorial visit Serendipity blog here.


3 thoughts on “Lorraine American Cemetery and Memorial

  1. Wow, thank you for sharing. I was also to visit one of the cemetery’s in Hamburg. I wrote about it here: http://wp.me/p6p9qN-1K . Let me know what you think! This cemetery in France does seem a little bit fancier..

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  2. It never occurred to me there were cemeteries in Europe for American soldiers. Thanks for sharing this.



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