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Luxembourg American Cemetery -landscape view

robsb

San Jose, US
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Wed 28-Nov-12 08:06 PM

Of the stops I made on my trip this was the most emotional for me.


The Luxembourg American Cemetery and Memorial, 50.5 acres in extent, is situated in a beautiful wooded area. The cemetery was established on December 29, 1944 by the 609th Quartermaster Company of the U.S. Third Army while Allied Forces were stemming the enemy's desperate Ardennes Offensive, one of the critical battles of World War II. The city of Luxembourg served as headquarters for Gen. George S. Patton's U.S. Third Army. Gen. Patton is buried here.



D700 w/ 17-35 f/2.8 zoom @ 17mm. f/8, 1/200, ISO 320. Processed in Capture NX2 with CEP 3.0 filters applied.

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