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Luxembourg American Cemetery and Memorial

Luxembourg American Cemetery entrance

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The first 11 photographs were submitted by John Cahoon and his wife, of Fort Walton Beach, Florida.

The Luxembourg American Cemetery and Memorial is situated within the capital City of Luxembourg. One of fourteen World War II permanent cemeteries located on foreign soil, it sits on 50.5 acres of land which was liberated from the German Army by the U.S. 5th Armored Division on September 10, 1944. The site was established as a temporary military burial ground on December 29, 1944... a time when Allied forces were engaged in the Ardennes Forest region in what was known as the "Battle of the Bulge."

Main entrance to the cemetery and memorial.

The cemetery is open to the public daily from 9:00am until 5:00 pm except on December 25th and January 1st.

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