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CWGC Marks Battle Of Arnhem Anniversary

CWGC Marks Battle Of Arnhem Anniversary

16/09/2014

The Commonwealth War Graves Commission (CWGC) is helping to bring war-time history to life with the launch of 21st century signage at CWGC Arnhem Oosterbeek War Cemetery in the Netherlands.

Liberation of Rome Commemorated 70 years on

Liberation of Rome Commemorated 70 years on

04/06/2014

On 4 June 1944, Rome was liberated as the German forces withdrew from the city. There will be a commemoration ceremony at Rome War Cemetery on that day at which the CWGC will unveil new visitor information panels.

D-Day - a veteran’s story

D-Day - a veteran’s story

03/06/2014

Peter Francis, from the CWGC spoke to D-Day veteran Stephen Garrard whilst on the ferry to Normandy for the D-Day 70 commemorations.

Cassino remembered 70 years on

Cassino remembered 70 years on

17/05/2014

HRH Prince Harry, together with veterans and dignitaries from many nations, will convene at the CWGC Cassino War Cemetery and Memorial on 18 and 19 May, to honour the sacrifices made by Commonwealth and Allied troops in Italy during the WWII.

Royal Couple to Attend Commemorative Ceremony in Belgium

Royal Couple to Attend Commemorative Ceremony in Belgium

05/05/2014

Buckingham Palace has announced that their Royal Highnesses, the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge, will mark the Centenary of the outbreak of the First World War during a commemorative event at St. Symphorien Military Cemetery.

ANZAC Day 2014

ANZAC Day 2014

25/04/2014

ANZAC Day – 25 April – is an important national occasion in Australia and New Zealand. It marks the anniversary of the first major military action fought by Australian and New Zealand forces during the First World War.

Pause to remember at Portsmouth International Port

Pause to remember at Portsmouth International Port

06/04/2014

The CWGC has joined forces with Portsmouth International Port and Portsmouth City Council to host an exhibition inside the Portsmouth passenger terminal from 19 May 2014 until 19 June 2014.

CWGC Prepares for D-Day Commemorations

CWGC Prepares for D-Day Commemorations

28/03/2014

The 70th anniversary of D-Day will be marked with high-profile events and official commemorations on 5, 6, and 7 June 2014 that will bring together many heads of State and Government. Only holders of invitations will be able to access these sites.