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Stories of the Americans in Britain during World War II

Friday 8 September: 11:30am - 12:20pm
Friday 8 September: 1:30pm - 2:20pm
Friday 8 September: 3:30pm - 4:20pm
Saturday 9 September: 11:30am - 12:20pm
Saturday 9 September: 1:30pm - 2:20pm
Saturday 9 September: 3:30pm - 4:20pm

Cambridge American Cemetery & Memorial, Madingley Road Coton, CB23 7PH

This walking tour, commences at the flagpole with an introduction to the historical background of the American Battle Monuments Commission, the Cambridge site, the architecture and symbolism.
By looking at the graves and names commemorated on the Wall of the Missing your guide will tell the group some of the stories of those Americans involved in World War II who never went home. We will touch on their lives and backgrounds; the historic events that they were part of; the developments in technology that allowed them to do their job.
Take in the Memorial Building with its inter-faith chapel and amazing mosaic ceiling.
Spend time in the ‘Visitor Center’ and watch the introductory movie. Or, pick up an Activity Trail and wander round at your leisure.

Booking Information

Telephone number:
01223 766766

Booking required


Accessible toilet, Full access, Step-free access

Additional Information

Age: 14+, Tour, Arrive on time, Free