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Normandy American Cemetery and Memorial

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The Normandy American Cemetery and Memorial is a World War II cemetery and memorial in Colleville-sur-Mer, Normandy, France, that honours American troops who died in Europe during World War II. There are 9,387 people buried in the cemetary; 9,386 casualties from World War II and 1 from World War I.

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