Golden Eagle Statue that Disappeared in 1992 Returned to Cambridge American Cemetery

As reported on https://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/2018/07/06/mystery-golden-eagle-stolen-25-years-ago-britains-us-war-cemetery/, a golden eagle statue that was stolen in 1992 from atop a flag pole has been returned.

You can view interment information about who is buried in the cemetery several places: https://www.findagrave.com/cemetery/1896890/cambridge-american-cemetery-and-memorial;

https://billiongraves.com/cemetery/Cambridge-American-Cemetery-and-Memorial/148369; and

https://abmc.gov/cemeteries-memorials/europe/cambridge-american-cemetery (general information, including below link) – to search burials on the ABMC website:

https://abmc.gov/database-search-results?field_cemetery=6893&field_cemetery2=6893.

It is the final resting place of 3,812 men and women who gave their lives in the Battle of the Atlantic, the strategic bombing campaign over Europe, those in the invasion of Europe – as well as those killed in training exercises on British soil.

The lives of another 5,127 men and women whose bodies were never recovered are commemorated on a Wall of the Missing.

 

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