Luxembourg-Hamm, American Military Cemetery

Where? 50, Val du Scheid, L-2517 Luxembourg City

The Luxembourg-American Cemetery in Hamm is the final resting place of 5.076 American soldiers who primarily died on the territory of the Grand-Duchy, from September 1944 to February 1945.

First created by US Graves’ registration as a provisional burial place for soldiers who fell in the north of Luxembourg, as the “Battle of the Bulge” was raging, it was officially inaugurated in 1960. 

General Patton himself was buried here on Christmas Eve 1945, three days after he died in Heidelberg. His original grave was is an area now designated as Plot F and was moved to the top of the burial plots in 1947.

Among those buried here, there are 118 soldiers of the Jewish faith, whose headstones are in the shape of a Star of David, 22 pairs of brothers and one pair of close friends buried side by side at the request of their families, and one woman, an Army nurse.

 


Practical information

  • Accessible to all
  • Parking type: Car

Opening hours

Opening hours are subject to change. Please check them before your visit in order to be sure.
Sunday25.02.2024 : 09:00 - 17:00
Monday26.02.2024 : 09:00 - 17:00
Tuesday27.02.2024 : 09:00 - 17:00
Wednesday28.02.2024 : 09:00 - 17:00
Thursday29.02.2024 : 09:00 - 17:00
Friday01.03.2024 : 09:00 - 17:00
Saturday02.03.2024 : 09:00 - 17:00
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Luxembourg-Hamm, American Military Cemetery

Prices

Free admission

Contact

Address: Luxembourg American Cemetery
50, Val du Scheid
L-2517 Luxembourg City
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Phone:+352 43 17 27
E-Mail:luxembourg@abmc.gov
Website:https://www.abmc.gov/Luxembourg
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