Westtoer's bezienswaardigheden

Flanders Field American Cemetery Waregem

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At the end of the war, American troops played an important role in the final offensive. It is the smallest American cemetery on the European mainland and also the only American First World War cemetery in Belgium. It contains some 370 American burials from the Great War. In 1927 Charles Lindbergh flew over the cemetery and dropped poppies in honour of his fallen countrymen.

Open daily from sunrise to sunset. Free entry.

- Amerikaanse begraafplaats Flanders Field
- Wortegemseweg 117, 8790 Waregem
- Tel: +32 56 60 11 22
- E-Mail: toerisme@waregem.be
- Web: www.waregem.be

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Wortegemseweg 117, 8790 Waregem, Belgium

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