“A bugler blows taps at the close of Memorial Day service at Margraten Cemetery, Holland, where lie thousands of American heroes of World War II.”

From the series:  Photographs of American Military Activities, ca. 1918 - ca. 1981

Established on November 10, 1944, the Netherlands American Cemetery at Margraten is the permanent resting place for 8,301 American military service members, most killed during the liberation of Holland and the advances across the Rhine river in 1944-1945.  The cemetery is now administered by the American Battle Monuments Commission