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The North Africa American Cemetery

Tunis, Tunis, Tunisia

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24 Nov 2020

About The North Africa American Cemetery

The North Africa American Cemetery in Tunisia is a military cemetery and memorial site, mostly for casualties of World War II. In particular, the North Africa American Cemetery houses the graves of those who were killed in campaigns in North Africa and the Persian Gulf.

Located in Tunisia, which was the site of fierce fighting between Allied and Axis powers, especially between 1942 and 1943, the North Africa American Cemetery is home to 2,841 graves and a Wall of the Missing inscribed with the names of 3,724 soldiers who went missing in action. There is also a chapel.

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