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COVID-19 Update

The War Cemetery in Margraten is back open.
(Last updated 01-26-2022)

De Amerikaanse Begraafplaats in Margraten is momenteel weer geopend.
(Laatste update 26-01-2022)

War Cemetery Margraten

The American War Cemetery and Memorial in Margraten is the sole U.S. war cemetary in the Netherlands. The cemetery is the final resting place of 8,301 U.S. WWII soldiers, of whom many died during Operation Market Garden in September 1944 or during the Allied push into Nazi-Germany. Among those buried in the cemetery are six recipients of the Medal of Honor, the highest U.S. military award for valor, and four women. Major General Maurice Rose, commander of the 3rd Armored Division, is the highest person in rank buried in this cemetery. Besides those who rest here, the names of 1,722 missing soldiers have been recorded at the Walls of the Missing.
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