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Address: Highway N-33, Verdun, France

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This is the largest American Military cemetery in Europe. Therefore the vastness of the place is moving in itself. The aspect and gardens are stunning. The rows and rows of graves... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed June 11, 2015
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Mirepoix, France
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117 reviews 117 reviews
38 attraction reviews
66 helpful votes 66 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2015

This is the largest American Military cemetery in Europe. Therefore the vastness of the place is moving in itself. The aspect and gardens are stunning. The rows and rows of graves are so precise it does remind you of soldiers in formation. A must visit when in the area.

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Rome, Italy
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25 reviews 25 reviews
15 attraction reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2015

The number of graves and their arrangement on the hill is very moving. It was surprising that there were so many American deaths in WW I (and of course many more French and Germans were killed). This is the largest American military cemetary in Europe. The cemetary is about 45 minutes from Dououmont and a GPS or old fashioned map... More 

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New Philadelphia, Ohio
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84 reviews 84 reviews
14 attraction reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2015

While I was stationed in Germany, I had the pleasure of attending a joint ceremony with the French. This place is so peaceful, and beautiful. We paid our respect to those who had fallen. The city of Verdun is also a very nice place to visit. Very nice people and tons of things to see.

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Girona
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61 reviews 61 reviews
19 attraction reviews
62 helpful votes 62 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2015

It was raining, it was difficult to reach the site because it's located in the middle of nowhere. However, it was really worth the visit! Probably one of the best places I visited during my trip to Verdun and other WWI battlefields in the surrounding area. It's just IMPRESSIVE! Bigger than other American war cemeteries in Normandy. Something that really... More 

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27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 11, 2015

So impressed. Very moving. Not something a lot of people would go out of their way to see. The cemetery is a quiet place unless there is a tour bus visiting. With over 12000 graves you have to visit the memorial and see all the names of the dead soldiers that do not have graves because their bodies were never... More 

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14 reviews 14 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 9, 2015

Out of Verdun and a bit hard to find. I think it was on the D30 and if you read a travel book is shows you can get there two ways. Trust me take the D-30 from Verdun much faster.

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Grand Blanc, Michigan
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8 reviews 8 reviews
5 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 3, 2015

Somber place to visit in beautiful countryside about 20 miles northwest of Verdun. Largest WWI American cemetery in Europe, soldiers from the Meuse-Argonne offensive of 1918.

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Ipswich, United Kingdom
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13 reviews 13 reviews
5 attraction reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 1, 2015

A meandering drive took us eventually to such an unexpectedly large and beautiful cemetery. With less visitors than sites nearer to Verdun this quiet and beautifully landscaped cemetery shocked us with the amount of graves, revealing a lesser know part of the History of World War !. On the way out don't miss the tiny and very sad German Cemetery.

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Niedernhausen, Germany
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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2015

This cemetery is beautiful. It should be a must see for any American visiting the area. The signs for this cemetery are clearly marked and the drive out is lovely. A moving experience.

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Llanover, United Kingdom
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35 attraction reviews
48 helpful votes 48 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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Address: Address: Highway N-33, Verdun, France
Location: Europe  >  France  >  Lorraine  >  Meuse  >  Verdun

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