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Lorraine American Cemetery and Memorial

33 avenue de Fayetteville | Rn33, 57500 Saint-Avold, France
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This cemetery will put you in awe. It is cared for like the worlds most famous golf courses. This... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Carey C
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When you are close by, please make sure you visit the biggest American cementary of Europe. We were... read more

Reviewed 14 June 2017
Lydia V
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33 avenue de Fayetteville | Rn33, 57500 Saint-Avold, France
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This cemetery will put you in awe. It is cared for like the worlds most famous golf courses. This is a true monument for those that gave all for their country.

2  Thank Carey C
Reviewed 14 June 2017

When you are close by, please make sure you visit the biggest American cementary of Europe. We were there on memorial day, 28th of May, 2017.

2  Thank Lydia V
Reviewed 11 June 2017 via mobile

Well worth a visit to see this cemetery , beautifully maintained in memory of US troops who died here in WW2

2  Thank Martin Y
Reviewed 29 May 2017 via mobile

Very moving to see 10,000+ grave sites. Unbelievable sacrifice by these brave soldiers fighting for freedom in Europe. Peaceful setting--glad we made the trip from our home in Germany. Seeing the French and American Flags on each grave was amazing.

1  Thank DWJLPG
Reviewed 28 May 2017 via mobile

We went to this Cemetery for Memorial Day. Our local Scouts teamed up and placed Flags on each of the 10,489 graves. It is the largest number of any American World War II cemetery in Europe. It is worth a visit to pay your respects and...More

2  Thank Natalie S
Reviewed 12 April 2017 via mobile

This is the largest American cemetery in Europe. It does not have the crowds of the Normandy cemetery but in many ways it is more solemn by its size and lack of large numbers of visitors. If you are driving through this area of France...More

2  Thank currycook
Reviewed 28 March 2017

As an American, this cemetery is a beautiful and heart breaking place to visit. History is at your feel, heroes are among you, Americans who gave their life for a foriegn country is not lost. It's emotional and a must see for any American who...More

1  Thank wickedforehand
Reviewed 14 March 2017

I visited in March while in the Ramstein-Miesenbach, Germany area. Only about an hour away by car, this is a must do for any American or those interested in WWII or history. There are over 17,000 Americans buried here and I was alone on a...More

2  Thank jim w
Reviewed 5 March 2017 via mobile

Visited the American Cemetery yesterday. It is very well maintained and a solemn reminder of the history and sacrifices of men from our country. Well worth a visit to pay our respects to those who gave all.

1  Thank Kara M
Reviewed 21 January 2017

Had read about this place but to actually go there it is something else. It is vast and it's a very sombre experience really pulls at your heart strings.

1  Thank onyurbike
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Jill D
8 June 2015|
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My parents took the train then a cab. I don't think it was a far cab ride. We drove as we had rented a car for our whole trip. I hope that helps. The women that works there is very helpful and speaks English very well. I... More
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Juan C
6 May 2015|
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We visit all the war cemeteries and memorials every time we visit Europe. Our daughter is a WWII researcher who accompanied us on our trip last year. We visited Lorraine and many others. You could contact the American... More
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