American Cemetery in Margraten


Address:
Netherlands American Cemetery, AM Begraafplaats 1, 6269 NA Margraten, Netherlands

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Description

This is the only American Second World War cemetery in the Netherlands. More than 8000 servicemen were buried here. The site covers 65.5 acres of land. Each year on the last Sunday in May ‘Memorial Day’ is celebrated here. The American Cemetery is a very serene and impressive site and a peaceful place to visit. Important, so people in The Netherlands and surrounding countries do not forget their liberators from WW2. Youngsters can experience a part of the history of Europe: WW2 and the liberators: the American soldiers, with their own eyes. They can almost feel the loss of lives at this location, with more than 8000 crosses lined up.

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