They died for our freedom
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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14 May 2020
During the week surrounding Memorial Day in 2019, Jeff Smith and a crew from UNC TV's Situation Report visited Belgium to learn about how Belgians remember America's war dead. Watch the video ...