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Netherlands American Cemetery and Memorial

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Address: Amerikaanse Begraafplaats 1, 6269 NA Margraten, The Netherlands
Phone Number: 043 458 1208
9:00 am - 5:00 pm
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Sun - Sat 9:00 am - 5:00 pm

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American soldiers Second world war cemetary.

This cemetary is beautifully kept and massive in size. It's overwhelming to think how many young lives were lost but we need to remember and give thanks for their and their... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 1 week ago
Victoria, Canada
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Victoria, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This cemetary is beautifully kept and massive in size. It's overwhelming to think how many young lives were lost but we need to remember and give thanks for their and their families sacrifice. There is a wall describing varies battles and companies with clear maps. Another two massive walls list all the names of fallen soldiers whose bodies were never... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

A beautiful monument/cemetery. I could not believe how well upkept it was. It left a deep impression on my boyfriend and I. As an American, I greatly appreciate this remembrance site. It is a must see.

Thank Anna H
Washington, Utah
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

You have to wander through the graves to appreciate the sacrifice made by so many from so many states. The memorial chapel was under renovation when we were there.

Thank 01dFo1ks
South Yunderup, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We visited this attraction on the recommendation of one of our hotel staff and we are glad we made the effort to go. The entry statement is quite eye catching with beautifully manicured lawns and gardens to compliment the entry proper. Once you enter the grounds you can feel a certain amount of aura about the place. The memorial and... More 

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San Francisco, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

It was deeply moving to walk through the grounds of this World War II cemetery. The only American war cemetery in The Netherlands, it is immaculately maintained and is a fitting tribute to these men who gave their lives for a greater cause.

Thank Europeadventure2012
Fredericksburg, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This is a beautiful cemetery for those who lost their lives in European. The Dutch have not forgotten their sacrifice and a family adopts a grave of a soldier sometimes passing it down from generation to generation. My uncle is buried there and we were fortunate to meet the family who takes care of his grave and really cares about... More 

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Columbia, Missouri
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2016

I had never heard of this cemetery, but we were taken here by a local guide who thought we'd like it ... and she was right. It's a lovely, moving location, with thousands of graves well maintained in part by Dutch families who "adopt" one of the plots. The cemetery is nicely laid out, fronted by a peaceful fountain and... More 

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Leeuwarden, The Netherlands
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2016

We have lived here in the Netherlands for 5 years now and have come to this Service every year. It is so extremely moving to see and hear all the heartfelt thanks and tributes given to our fallen Service Men. Our friends Uncle lies buried here and we visit his grave in Honour each and every year also. The weather... More 

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Rhineland-Palatinate, Germany
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2016

Very inspiring and well-planned ceremony to honor our fallen Service Members. We appreciate the opportunity to participate.

Thank Kristina D
Tamarac, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2016

as a kid I used to go every year on memorial day . My dad showed us and educated us about the sacrifices Americans made for freedom. And now I live in America with two kids of my own. And I hope I passed that insight to my kids. . I still go back when I can and visit the... More 

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