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Henri-Chapelle American Cemetery

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Henri-Chapelle American Cemetery lies 2 miles northwest of the village Henri-Chapelle, which is 4½ miles northwest of the Welkenraedt exit (7 miles from the German border) on the Aachen-Antwerp autoroute. Welkenraedt
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Rue du Memorial Americain, Henri-Chapelle 4852, Belgium
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Reviewed August 15, 2019

We made a detour to Belgium during our family visit to Europe to visit Henri-Chapelle Cemetery. My grandfather is buried here. Though I have been to several National Cemeteries in the US, and had just visited the American cemetery at Omaha Beach, this one was...More

Date of experience: August 2019
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Reviewed October 24, 2018 via mobile

High on a ridge straddling two valleys is this manicured green spot with its geometric white crosses and stars for almost 8,000 soldiers who died in battle in Aachen, the Hürtgen Forest and the Bulge. The memorial is very beautiful, on one end a chapel,...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed September 13, 2018 via mobile

I had looked for my Great Uncles grave from 18 December 1944. I had looked while I was stationed in the Army in Germany in the 1980’s. But I was told he was killed during the Battle of the Bulge. So I walked around the...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed August 15, 2018

My uncle is buried here and we were graciously welcomed by an employee who took us to his grave, gave us sand from Omaha Beach to rub in the recessed letters on the cross and then gave us a comprehensive packet about my uncle and...More

Date of experience: August 2018
1  Thank rpcvtraveler75
Reviewed July 31, 2018

We visited here to pay our respects to a man from our town killed at Aachen and buried here. The cemetery and grounds are absolutely stunning. The enormity of the nearly 8,000 graves is humbling and a reminder of the sacrifice during the war of...More

Date of experience: July 2018
1  Thank RJN612
Reviewed October 12, 2017

Over the years my wife and I have visited many of he cemeteries and monuments commemorating the fallen in the two World Wars, from Normandy through Picardy and Flanders to Belgium; Commonwealth, American, and German. As New Zealanders on this trip we visited those associated...More

Date of experience: October 2017
4  Thank AllanJGJ
Reviewed September 6, 2017

On my last visit to Europe I went to Belgium for the first time. On my way to the hotel I came across the Henri-Chapelle American War Cemetery and Memorial. I didn't expect to find this but when I did it took my breath away....More

Date of experience: August 2017
2  Thank Michael J
Reviewed August 15, 2017

It was raining but our visit to the cemetary was very good. I visited the grave of a relative I never met. I had called ahead and the staff was very kind and helpful. I bought a bouquet at the flower shop Flor Anne in...More

Date of experience: August 2017
3  Thank KTLund
Reviewed June 28, 2017

The Henri-Chapelle American Cemetery is a breathtaking sight. The history alone is fascinating and touching but the site itself is beautiful and a must see if you are in the area. The staff is very knowledgeable and extremely helpful. The site holds fallen Americans of...More

Date of experience: June 2017
4  Thank Gloria H
Reviewed June 25, 2017

This was another American cemetery which was all you would expect. Done so very well and a perfect tribute to the men who rest there. We visited it as part of a battlefield tour and could have spent 10 x the time we had there.

Date of experience: May 2017
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brianmswain
July 29, 2017|
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Response from Bobke1961 | Reviewed this property |
Wow hope I am not too late in my response, I am a Yank who spends a little time in that area every year. Your plan looks good I like to ride my bicycle so I spend a day biking from Maastricht to the Margraten Cemetery then... More
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Welkenraedt is the closest train station with taxi service, but I don't know how far that is. You might call the cemetary 011-32-87-68-71-73 or email them Henri-Chapelle@abmc.gov. They speak English. We had a car and stayed... More
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