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Since 1923, Americans and Belgians have organized Memorial Day Ceremonies in honor of America’s war dead.  The tradition continued despite the pandemic as the ceremonies were held online in 2020 and 2021.  ...

Flanders Field Visitors Center opening

April 6, 2017 (Waregem, Belgium). After years of planning and construction, a brand new Visitors Center at the Flanders Field American Cemetery has officially opened its doors to the public. On a sunny April a...

Flanders Field Poem Muraille

“In Flanders Fields, the poppies blow beneath the crosses row on row that mark our place…”. The words of this famous poem, written by Canadian medic John McCrae in 1915, mark a favorite moment for many who att...