After the Armistice

In 1923, the American Battle Monuments Commission (ABMC) was established to commemorate the service of U.S. Armed Forces on the battlefields in Europe through memorials, monuments, and permanent cemeteries.


Second Division arriving at New York City, New York. That wonderful sight to so many American soldiers, the Statue of Liberty, as it greeted the 2nd Division as it arrive at New York, New York

New York - 27th Division honored on Victorious Parade

Italian Consul General presents medal to Commander of 332nd Infantry in behalf of Italian Government

The "Big Victory Parade" at American Base Hospital, Dartford, Near London on Nov. 11



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