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“A stunning tribute” 5 of 5 stars
Review of Cambridge American Cemetery and Memorial

Cambridge American Cemetery and Memorial
19 Cambridge Rd | Madingley, Cambridge CB23 7PJ, England
44 1954 210350
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Ranked #1 of 100 Attractions in Cambridge
Type: Cemeteries, Cultural
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Owner description: First established on December 7, 1943, this area of 30.5 acres was donated by the University of Cambridge to serve as a permanent Military Cemetery to honor those Americans who gave their lives during World War II.
Cambridge
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“A stunning tribute”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 1, 2013

I live only 3 miles from here so pass it regularly. It is currently undergoing some significant building works so access is by the "rear" entrance.
This place is extremely well maintained and is a fitting memorial to all who lost their lives in war.
If you come anywhere near Cambridge this has to be on your list of places to come.

Visited January 2013
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Kings Cliffe, Peterborough, Uk
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“A moving memorial to so many US servicemen from WW2”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 23, 2013

Set in lovely surroundings the rows of headstones lie in front of a striking chapel of remembrance. So many young lives lost in defence of our freedom.

Visited May 2012
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Dublin, Ireland
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“Unbelievably moving. 1st place you should visit”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 15, 2013

We walked around this wonderful, moving Cemetery on a frosty Sunday morning. Only 4 other people there. Plenty of time to walk around and take it all in. Beautiful Chapel and hall where you can see the most incredible maps on the wall. They are in the process of building an interpretive center. Visit when there are no crowds to soak up the most wonderful, moving and poignant atmosphere.

Visited January 2013
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Huntingdon, United Kingdom
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“Nostalgic.”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 14, 2013

We owe so much to these people.The cemetery is maintained in a pristine condition and is well worth a visit.Especially when they have the dropping of poppies from a plane.

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March, United Kingdom
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“Memorial visit”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 26, 2012

Setting is great visit is worthwhile to see how many gave their lives to help us.It sobering to see the graves and the memorial but its also a very welcoming place to visit.

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