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Never to be Forgotten: Soldiers of the Meuse-Argonne

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Shown in the visitor center at Meuse-Argonne American Cemetery, this film, through historic and modern-day imagery, and recollections from letters, gives a clearer perspective of the true cost of war. The film touches on the intense fighting of the Meuse-Argonne Offensive. It discusses how family members had to select repatriation to the United States for burial, or permanent interment in an American, overseas cemetery. It covers the Gold Start Mother Pilgrimages that gave women the opportunity to visit their son or husband’s burial location overseas. The film also includes details about how African-American women were treated during these pilgrimages.

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