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Saint Mihiel

American Battle Monuments Commission maintains 25 permanent American burial grounds, and 26 separate memorials, monuments and markers on foreign soil. Of the 116,516 Americans that lost their lives during World War I, 30,922 are interred at overseas American military cemeteries. Located at the center of the Saint Mihiel salient, the Saint-Mihiel American Cemetery, in Thiaucourt, contains 4,153 burials and declares 284 as missing. After World War I, the ABMC erected a memorial chapel in each of the eight American military cemeteries in Europe. http://pics.travelnotes.org/ American American Battle Monuments Commission American Cemetery American Burial Grounds American Military France Marker Memorial Michel Guntern Missing Monuments Reflection Saint Mihiel Sign Travel Photography American Soldiers Backgrounds Burial Ground Close-up Europe Fallen French Military Remembrance Travelpics
The 1918 Battle of Saint-Mihiel, from September 12th to 15th, was the first independent battle of the American Expeditionary Force in the First World War. Having helped the French at Belleau Wood and in the Second Battle of the Marne, it was agreed that the American First Army should establish its headquarters in the Saint-Mihiel sector and prepare to free the Saint-Mihiel salient. St. Mihiel American Cemetery is located on Route de Verdun, Thiaucourt. http://pics.travelnotes.org American American Cemetery Autumn Battle Of The Marne Burial Grounds Cemetery Cross Fallen Soldiers First World War France Grass Grass Graves Graveyard Green In Loving Memory Landmarks Memories Michel Guntern Place Of Burial Saint Mihiel Thiaucourt Beautifully Organized War Graves White