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Address: Highway N-33, Verdun, France

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Need to pay respects

Hugely important site , extremely well done , very moving place , my grandparents served in WW2 and although this is the American cemetery it still moved me completely . Walking... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed March 7, 2015
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bristol
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84 reviews 84 reviews
34 attraction reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 7, 2015

Hugely important site , extremely well done , very moving place , my grandparents served in WW2 and although this is the American cemetery it still moved me completely . Walking down onto Omaha beach and imagining the horrors really brought it home, well worth a visit to pay your respects.

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SouthAfrica
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78 reviews 78 reviews
30 attraction reviews
60 helpful votes 60 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 1, 2015

So many young lives lost, but a nation that has not forgotten it's fallen...a well manicured and maintained cemetery and a reminder to us all of the follies of war that we continuously remember to forget.Sad sad sad.

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London, United Kingdom
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40 reviews 40 reviews
13 attraction reviews
38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 19, 2014

Is an amazing tribute to walk through a beautiful building so many names all over so many young lives from so many villages. The whole area is covered with bomb damage you can actually see where it was just bombed. You can pay respects you can see the evil and hell of war

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Seattle, Washington, United States
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21 reviews 21 reviews
11 attraction reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 19, 2014

I can't add anything to other reviews. It's beautiful and peaceful, and needs to be preserved - and guarded. Go there and be reminded of what they fought for, and what we can lose if we take it for granted.

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Dublin
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11 reviews 11 reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 2, 2014

We travelled to The American Cemetary in Meuse Argonne last Monday. It is remote and difficult to reach but well worth the effort. This is a beautifully kept memorial to the young men who fell to their death so far from home in WW1. Thank you to David who made this visit unforgettable for my family who were visiting the... More 

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Northern Virginia
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215 reviews 215 reviews
118 attraction reviews
165 helpful votes 165 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2014

"This chapel is erected by the United States of America as a sacred rendezvous of a grateful people with its immortal dead" The Meuse-Argonne American Cemetery, the largest American military cemetery in Europe, is indeed a sacred place. WWI American doughboys who fought in the Meuse-Argonne campaign area have their final resting place here, along with the many thousands of... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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43 reviews 43 reviews
26 attraction reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2014

Beautifully maintained as you might expect. A sea of crosses and stars of David, for young men (and some women) who had travelled around the world to fight, as had the many Commonwealth lads who fell in the British sector.

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Treignac, France
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28 reviews 28 reviews
12 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 5, 2014

A beautiful setting where you find rows upon rows of gravestones. The sheer number is just a reminder of the destruction. The grounds are sympathetically tended.

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Strabane, United Kingdom
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2014

Very humbling experience. Must see. Visitors centre has a fantastic and informative display. You should allow at least 3 hours for the visit. There is direct pedestrian access to Omaha beach also.

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Dallas, Texas
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15 reviews 15 reviews
9 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2014

This place is actually the Meuse-Argonne American Cemetery from WWI. It is an amazing beautiful location that is somewhat remote. I highly recommend visiting. You can also get facts and figures from the American Battle Monuments site. I was on the way to Paris to pick up the wife and daughter and go to Normandy. Would loved to have showed... More 

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