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A final resting place

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The Netherlands American Cemetery and Memorial in Margraten is the only American military cemetery in the Netherlands. This honorable site is managed by the American Battle Monuments Commission (ABMC). On the ‘Walls of the Missing’,…

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Freedom across borders

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The cemetery in Margraten, unlike other military cemeteries, was never a battlefield where soldiers fought. They merely found their final resting place there. Despite or because of this, the Netherlands American Cemetery and Memorial is…

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Pass on the freedom!

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Travel back in time with me. Back to 12 September 1944. Around ten o’clock in the morning, American soldiers under the command of Captain Kent of the 30th American Division, nicknamed ‘Old Hickory’, are the…

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