(Michael Abrams/Stars and Stripes)

Margraten, The Netherlands, May 12, 2006: Some of the names of the 1,722 missing American soldiers and airmen inscribed in one of two walls at Netherlands American Cemetery in Margraten, Netherlands.

More than 100,000 soldiers, sailors, airmen and Marines are buried in cemeteries across Europe, looked after by the American Battle Monument Commission. They range from Flanders Field American Cemetery in Belgium with 386 American war dead, to the 14,246 interred at Meuse-Argonne American Cemetery in France. Both are World War I cemeteries.

Lorraine American Cemetery in France, with 10,489 fallen, is the largest American WWII cemetery in Europe.

Interested in visiting one of the American cemeteries in Europe this Memorial Day? Find out where they are here.

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