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NORMANDY AMERICAN CEMETERY

Normandy American Military Cemeteries in Calvados, France

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The Normandy American Cemetery was dedicated on 18th July 1956 and is the final resting place of 9,385 servicemen and women from the Second World War. In the grounds of the cemetery there is also a memorial to the missing.

 

There are 9,386 headstones: 9,237 are Latin crosses and 149 are Stars of David.  One burial is from the First World War (Lieutenant Quintine Roosevelt, younger Brother of Brigadier General THEODORE ROOSEVELT Jr.).

 

The cemetery is also where the Normandy American Memorial to the Missing is located. This lists the names of some 1,554 men who were listed as missing in action.

 

9,385 burials

 

 

Honours and Awards

3 Medals of Honour.

 

 

                           
         
 
 

 

 

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What other people have said

FRANCE

Domy ALMASIO

A prayer for my godson Norman C Sanford landed on June 6, 1944 on Utah Beach fell to the battlefield on June 7, 1944. Buried at: Plot E Row 20 Grave 22

On Saturday, June 2, 2018
Lafayette Hill, PA

Betsy Sheppard

In honor of 1st Lt. Walter B. Bidlack, KIA 6 June 1944.

On Monday, March 19, 2018
Hagerstown MD USA

Terry Burket

Paul Eugene Burket rest in peace

On Saturday, September 2, 2017
Jupiter, FL USA

Linda B.Walker

Thomas Hanson Chaffin 7/25/1944 Normandy

On Wednesday, May 31, 2017
Staten Island, NY

Cathy Russo

In memory of Corporal John Desio,22 yrs old, killed in Normandy on 7/15/44

On Monday, July 25, 2016