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STORIES OF THE AMERICANS IN BRITAIN DURING WORLD WAR II

Friday 13 September: 11:30am - 12:20pm
Friday 13 September: 1:30pm - 2:20pm
Friday 13 September: 3:30pm - 4:20pm
Saturday 14 September: 11:30am - 12:20pm
Saturday 14 September: 1:30pm - 2:20pm
Saturday 14 September: 3:30pm - 4:20pm

Cambridge American Cemetery & Memorial, Meet in Entrance courtyard, Madingley Road Coton, CB23 7PH

Cambridge American Cemetery was built by local craftsmen as a permanent resting place for nearly 4,000 young Americans. A further 5,000 names are inscribed on the Wall of the Missing. They served and died in Britain from 1942-1946. Their sacrifice is commemorated within the immaculate grounds of this beautiful site. It is set on a hillside overlooking the flat lands of East Angila; ideal ground for building airfields! Many aircrews set off for the air war over Europe, and just disappeared. Others, from all branches of military service and interred at Cambridge, are forever buried in British soil, never to return home.

These young men and women lived life to the full; lives which were cut short. We put a face to the name. Come and discover their stories as you walk the grounds and explore the Visitor Centre.

There will be 10-minute flagpole introductions, on the hour from 10:00-3:00. These do not need to be booked; just gather at the flagpole.

Alternatively, why not pre-book a guided, 50-minute full tour for a more in-depth insight into those who were part of the 'Friendly Invasion'.

Booking Information

Telephone number:
01223 766766

Booking required

Accessibility

Accessible toilet, Step-free access, Partial access - please call for details
Phone: 01223 766766

Additional Information

Age: Adults, Tour, Arrive on time, FREE

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