Least we forget !

 

I haven't had time to really do justice to this

however here are a few shots and statistics about the American military cemeteries around the world

here are some pictures I made at the Henri-Chapelle cemetery in Belgium, more text below the pictures
 



link to the main list on the us government site    http://www.abmc.gov/cemeteries/cemeteries.php

and an interesting pdf download, with lots of information about just how many thousands of americans lost their lives ,
start on page 17 of this pdf   for general information..

 

                                                                                                    Burials                            Missing
World War II                                                                        Known        Unknown                Commemorated
Ardennes, Neupre (Neuville-en-Condroz), Belgium . .              4,537             788                        462
Brittany, St. James, France . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .      .  4,313                97                        498
Cambridge, England . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .       3,788                24                        5,127
Epinal, France . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .    5,186                69                           424
Florence, Italy . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .    4,189              213                       1,409
Henri-Chapelle, Belgium . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .         7,898                94                          450
Lorraine, St. Avold, France . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .     10,338              151                          444
Luxembourg, Luxembourg City, Luxembourg . . . . . . .               4,975              101                         371
Manila, Republic of the Philippines . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .            13,462             3,740                 36,282
Netherlands, Margraten, Holland . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .             8,195               106                    1,722
Normandy, St. Laurent-sur-Mer, France . . . . . . . . . . . .             9,080                307                    1,557
North Africa, Carthage, Tunisia . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .             2,601                240                    3,724
Rhone, Draguignan, France . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .              799                  62                        294
Sicily-Rome, Nettuno, Italy . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .           7,371               490                       3,095
Suresnes (See WW I also), France . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .             —                   24                         —

East Coast Memorial, New York City, New York . . . . .                 —                  —                        4,609
Honolulu Memorial, Honolulu, Hawaii . . . . . . . . . . . .                      —                   —                      18,096
West Coast Memorial, San Francisco, California . . . . .                    —                   —                        412
Totals . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .                   86,732            6,506                     78,976
World War II cemeteries maintained by the National Cemetery Administration,
Department of Veterans’ Affairs
National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific . . . . . . . . .
Honolulu, Hawaii . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .                            11,597              2,079
Puerto Rico . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .                  69             —                                 —
Sitka, Alaska . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .                   67             5                                  —
Other Missing in Action Commemorated by ABMC
Korean War, Honolulu Memorial,
Honolulu, Hawaii . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .                                     —            —                               8,200
Vietnam War, Honolulu Memorial,
Honolulu, Hawaii . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .                                     —             —                                2,504