An abridged look at the 1995 Memorial Day ceremony at Netherlands American Cemetery - the 50th such ceremony since the cemetery opened in 1945 with WWII in Europe still underway. Until its departure from Germany in 1992, the U.S. 3rd Armored Division played the lead role in the pageantry and music at the event from 1957 to 1991. Citizens of the town Margraten and the Dutch Province of Limburg have honored the 8,302 American WWII war dead buried there with one of the most beautiful and well-cared-for military cemeteries in the world. America is grateful. On this occasion, the U.S. V Corps in Germany supplied the band and the color guard, while 1st Infantry Division soldiers comprised the rifle squad. Film research was by Don R. Marsh of the 3AD.com staff and a 2AD & 3AD WWII veteran. Editing to 4:30 min. (from original 1-hour Dutch film), with new soundtrack added, by Vic Damon of 3AD.com staff.

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