They died for Freedom
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Over one-half million members of the United States Armed Forces lost their lives during World Wars I and II. Over 14,000 are buried or memorialized in Belgium. Help us to honor their memory and to pass the value of freedom to each new generation
Every service member buried in Belgium has a story. While visiting a cemetery, or online wherever you are, use these search fields to learn the story of an individual life lost in the pursuit of freedom. Read personal tributes, become a Sentinel of Memory, discover museums, monuments and more.


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23 Oct 2019

October 23, 2019 (Bastogne, Belgium).  Last Spring, the American Overseas Memorial Day Association Foundation created the Bastogne Memorial Fund to restore the Mardasson Memorial to the Battle of the Bulge.  Thanks...