- Starts: 16/08/2019 10:00 am
- Ends: 16/08/2019 11:00 am
The Rhone American Cemetery in Draguignan will host a ceremony on August 16, 2019, at 10 a.m. to mark the 75th anniversary of the Allied landings in southern France during World War II.
Attendance is free and open to the public. If you are a family member of someone who is honored at the cemetery and you’re planning to attend the ceremony, please email the cemetery at least two weeks prior to the event.
The Rhone American Cemetery and Memorial in Draguignan can be found along the route of the U.S. Seventh Army’s drive up the Rhone Valley. The cemetery covers 12.5 acres and was established on August 19, 1944 after the U.S. Army’s landing in the south of France. It contains the graves of 861 American soldiers who fell during WWII.