Foreign Burial of American War Dead

Search the burial grounds identified in Chris Dickon's well-researched book: Foreign Burial of American War Dead—A History, as well as those cemeteries maintained by the American Battle Monuments Commission.

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About Foreign Burial of American War Dead—A History by Chris Dickon


Normandy, Flanders Field, and other overseas cemeteries of the American Battle Monument Commission (ABMC) are well known. However, lesser-known burial sites of American war dead exist all over the world—in Australia and across the Pacific Rim, in Canada and Mexico, Libya and Spain, most of Europe and as far north as the Russian Arctic. Chris Dickon’s book is the history of American soldiers still buried abroad since the American Revolution. Find out more

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About the American Battle Monument Commission


Established by Congress in 1923, the American Battle Monuments Commission (ABMC) commemorates the service, achievements, and sacrifice of U.S. armed forces. ABMC manages 24 overseas military cemeteries, and 25 memorials, monuments, and markers. Nearly all the cemeteries and memorials specifically honor those who served in World War I or World War II. Find out more