First established on 7 December 1943, these 30.5 acres, donated by the University of Cambridge, were selected as a permanent American Military Cemetery due not only to the scenic grandeur, but also because a large proportion of American casualties occurred in this general area of East Anglia. The cemetery was dedicated on 16 July 1956. It is the only World War Two American Cemetery in the United Kingdom.
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Photo taken in Madingley, Cambridgeshire, UK
Cambridge American Cemetery and Memorial
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