Wednesday, March 16, 2011

American Cemetery and Memorial, Luxembourg

Established on December 29, 1944,
Luxembourg American Cemetery and Memorial contains the remains of 5,076 American service members.

The memorial chapel

The altar in the chapel

The grave of General George S. Patton Jr

Grave of Day G. Turner, the medal of honor recipient.

In Band of Brother's episode seven "The Breaking Point",

Mortarmen Skip Muck and Alex Penkala were killed in the January 9th
shelling of Easy Company when a round hit their foxhole directly.

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