Netherlands American Cemetery and Memorial

De Amerikaanse Begraafplaats Margraten, in English: Netherlands American Cemetery and Memorial, is an American military cemetery and memorial to the deceased American soldiers during the conflict in South Limburg, the Ardennes offensive and the Ruhr during WWII . The cemetery is located between the towns of Margraten and Cadier and Keer, at the N278.

There are a total of 8,301 Americans buried in Margraten. There are 8301 graven.Er in a tomb two unknown soldiers buried. A tomb is empty. The body of PFC Joseph Fletcher Hill (after many requests and prolonged his daughter) back to America. On April 28, 2001 The Dutch government has ground out of respect and gratitude in perpetual loan to the United States.

There are outside Margraten eleven American soldiers buried in Netherlands: eight in Opijnen, a cemetery rading in Nieuw-Loosdrecht, one of the old Protestant cemetery in the center of Zoetermeer and a victim of the Vietnam War cemetery at La Fontaine in Leusden

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