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On the west face are large sculptures symbolizing the unity of France and the United States, flanked by dedicatory inscriptions in their respective languages. Photo Credit: Warrick Page/American Battle Monuments Commission.
An operations map on the Chateau-Thierry American Monument shows the ground captured by American divisions after July 18, 1918.
The orientation table at the Chateau-Thierry American Monuments shows the location of nearby towns and villages. Photo Credit: Warrick Page/American Battle Monuments Commission.
The Chateau-Thierry American Monument commemorates the service of those Americans and French who fought in this region. Photo Credit: Warrick Page/American Battle Monuments Commission.


More than a half million Americans gave their life during World War I and World War II. They died fighting to protect freedom and democracy around the world. Hear family members remember those they lost, who are buried overseas in North Africa American Cemetery.
Superintendent Shane Williams has worked for ABMC since 2009, and he's served as an assistant superintendent or superintendent at a variety of cemeteries. Hear Shane talk about the importance of ABMC cemeteries and why he feels so dedicated to the mission.
On November 11, 1918 an armistice was signed between the Germans and the Allies, ending World War I.
The Chateau-Thierry American Monument Dedication is one of thirteen segments featured in the "American Honors Her Heroes" film. The film is the Official Record of the Dedication Ceremonies in 1937 at the American World War Memorials and Cemeteries in Europe.


Experience the history of World War I with this interactive timeline. View maps, watch videos, see photos and read about the events that shaped the war.

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