Latest American Battle Monuments Commission Stories

2015-03-09 08:35:35

WASHINGTON, March 9, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- On June 6, 1944, D-Day, the course of World War II changed when the Allies landed along the Normandy coast, beginning the liberation of Europe.

2011-06-05 08:35:00

WASHINGTON, June 5, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Former Air Force Chief of Staff General Merrill A. McPeak was elected Friday the 10th chairman of the American Battle Monuments Commission (ABMC).

2011-06-05 08:32:00

CRICQUEVILLE-EN-BESSIN, France, June 5, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- More than 40 World War II veterans are expected to gather here tomorrow with American and French officials to rededicate the Pointe du Hoc Ranger Monument, which reopened to the public in March. Sixty-seven years ago - on June 6, 1944 - U.S.

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