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    Henri Chappelle American Cemetery

    March 20, 2018 in Belgium ⋅ ⛅ 0 °C

    Over 8000 soldiers buried in the cemetery, veterans of campaigns in France, Belgium and Germany especially the battle of the bulge. Every year 5 or 6 unidentified remains are disinterred, given full military honors and are returned to the US for a full DNA work up to determine his family. It is amazing the amount of respect they showed to every soldier when they were buried. All have 13 pins keeping the shroud closed around them with pillows keeping their remains in position.Read more