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D-Day: Américan Cemetery and Mémorial

American cemetery at Colleville-sur-Mer

country

Flag of France France / Flag of United States United States

area

70 hectares

Number of graves

9387

People buried

Theodore Roosevelt Junior (MoH)

Jimmie Monteith (MoH)

Frank Peregory (MoH)

Two of the Niland brothers

The American cemetery at Colleville-sur-Mer (Normandy American Cemetery and Memorial) is an American military cemetery, located just above the beach called Omaha Beach, in the town of Colleville-sur-Mer in Calvados, on one of the sites of the Allied landings on 6 June 1944.

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Taken on February 21, 2010