Educating the next generation is critical to illuminate the service, experience, and sacrifice of those honored at our cemeteries and memorials.
“Our deaths are not ours: they are yours, they will mean what you make them…..We leave you our deaths. Give them their meaning. We were young, they say. We have died; remember us.” The Young Dead Soldiers Do Not Speak by Archibald MacLeish
ABMC is committed to developing quality resources across disciplines for teachers to use in classrooms. These materials illuminate the service, experiences and sacrifice of those honored at ABMC cemeteries and memorials.
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Leo Deon Ballegeer
Hometown: Omaha, Nebraska
Cemetery: Plot E, Row 15, Grave 1, Luxembourg American Cemetery