To commemorate together
Defense Minister in charge of Civil Service, Steven Vandeput took part in this year commemoration along with the US ambassador Denise Bauer. to commemorate together is also an expression of solidarity between the two countries.
In Belgium there are three American military cemeteries: Henri-Chapelle Cemetery, Cemetery Ardennes and the Flanders Field American Cemetery. The last is not far from Waregem, and is the only military cemetery of American fallen soldiers from the First World War in Belgium. 368 American soldiers found their final resting place.
Text: Defense/DGCOM/Patrick Brion