Oise-Aisne American Cemetery and Memorial, Fere-en-Tardenois

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Oise-Aisne American Cemetery and Memorial is a memorial in a curving colonnade flanked at the ends by a chapel and a map room. It is built of rose-colored sandstone with white trim bearing sculptured details of wartime equipment. The chapel contains an altar of carved stone and 241 names of the missing engraved on the walls, with rosettes marking the names of those since found and identified. The map room contains an engraved and colored wall map portraying the military operations in this region during 1918. It couldn't be easier to arrange your visit to Oise-Aisne American Cemetery and Memorial and many more Fere-en-Tardenois attractions: make an itinerary online using Inspirock's Fere-en-Tardenois visit planner.
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  • Very peaceful. Grounds are really well maintained. Over 6000 graves. Visitor centre and toilets closed for Covid 
    Very peaceful. Grounds are really well maintained. Over 6000 graves. Visitor centre and toilets closed for Covid  more »
  • Visited on Remembrance Sunday and although no procession, felt honouored to be in the surrounds of such heros. Amazingly kept and triggers a mass of emotions. Thank you. 
    Visited on Remembrance Sunday and although no procession, felt honouored to be in the surrounds of such heros. Amazingly kept and triggers a mass of emotions. Thank you.  more »
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  • I visited this cemetery in the summer of 1990 while serving with the US Air Force in West Germany. One of the staff was ecstatic to have an American visiting. He personally showed me around! It was an oddly sad and proud day. They did a great job honoring the sacrifices of these soldiers!
  • My grandfather's 42nd (Rainbow) Division is honored here. My father's 80th birthday was celebrated with my brother and I traveling the route my grandfather's Alabama regiment fought, ending here. He survived luckily, yet many of his friends did not. Meticulously maintained and beautiful these shrine is a testament to the price Americans have always paid for freedom everywhere. The staff was excellent and open. They directed us to a private farm next door where we met the descendants that were liberated by the Alabama and New York regiments. The family flies an American flag over 90 years later. There is a standing invitation to all family members of both regiments to simply knock on their door to meet this grateful family. Amazing experience to say the least. This place is personal for my family and my father got emotional thinking of how many of his father's friend rest here.

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