Aisne-Marne Memorial & Cemetery, Belleau

#25 of 51 in Historic Sites in Aisne
Cemetery · Tourist Spot
Aisne-Marne Memorial & Cemetery contains the graves of 2,289 World War I heroes who fought in the vicinity and in the Marne Valley in the summer of 1918. The memorial chapel is decorated with sculpture and stained glass details of wartime personnel, equipment, and insignia. Inscribed on its interior wall are 1,060 names of the missing. Rosettes mark the names of those since recovered and identified. During World War II the chapel was damaged slightly by an enemy shell. Use our Belleau day trip app to arrange your visit to Aisne-Marne Memorial & Cemetery and other attractions in Belleau.
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  • Visited the cemetery to locate my great uncle's grave. My father was named after his deceased uncle being the eldest son of the deceased uncle's brother My father had a very unusual first name...  more »
  • The Aisne-Marne American Cemetery, at the site of Battle of Belleau Wood during World War I, does not attract the number of American visitors as the nearby Chateau Thierry Memorial and Cemetery or...  more »
  • An absolutely beautiful cemetery. The grounds are maintained year round to perfection. Each grave Stine is perfectly aligned in all directions. The monuments are just incredible. A truly deserving olace for all of our fallen heroes to rest. Such a humbling and touching experience that I highly recommend.
  • Very spiritual. Every hour the chapel bells ring out the WWI tune: "When Johnny comes marching home again...." Not a dry eye in the house. Simper Fi by brothers.

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