I have a huge amount of respect and admiration for those that serve in the military. They risk their lives every day to protect our freedom. My cousin, Stephanie, spent time in the Army and was deployed overseas twice. So while I was in Cambridge, I thought it would be nice to visit the Cambridge American Cemetery to show my appreciation.
If you remember back to your history classes, the UK was the main base for the Allied Troops fighting to liberate Western Europe during World War II. The Cambridge American Cemetery is the only cemetery in England to honor the service and sacrifice of Americans who served overseas during World War II.
Visiting the Cambridge American Cemetery
The Cambridge American Cemetery is located a little bit outside of the city center on land that was donated by Cambridge University. There is no admission charge, but you will either need to drive or get a taxi to get there. There are four main points of interest in the cemetery – the burial ground, the mall with the Wall of the Missing, the visitor center, and the chapel. (more…)