66,033 are buried in France's 11 cemeteries.
The question is " How many US soldiers from World War II, are buried in France ?
World War II being the important words.
According to the American Battle Monuments Commission, that keeps the records of all U.S. Soldiers buried in countries outside the U.S., the number 30,402 is the total of U.S. soldiers from WW II, buried in cemeteries in France , under ABMC management. They have an additional 3,217 names of missing, and 24 unknown from WW II, listed by cemetery, in France. This commission has been in operation since 1923, and is an agency of the Executive Branch of the Federal Government. It submits an annual report to the General Accounting Office. The numbers were listed in the Fiscal Year 2010 annual report.
People submitting various numbers would do well to use this data-base when appropriate. I saw the 66,033 number, quoted as having been received in a chain letter, in more than one place.
The American Battle Monuments Commission has accurate listings of worldwide cemeteries, for the military, and the wars that created them . If soldiers from more than one war are interred in a particular cemetery, the numbers are given for each war.
This is not simply an armchair, number crunching, organization. They maintain these cemeteries with mostly American employees. This includes all the onsite activities that go on. Grass mowing, shrubbery planting, building maintenance, painting, as well as, taking visitors to the exact burial site of the person they desire to locate.
I have never been employed by this commission, but was determined to find accurate sources. Feel free to disagree, but be specific about which war, or a combination of wars you are listing facts for, and provide sources.
the answer is 66,033 soldiers are buried there
all the ones in the graves
5.7 million French soldiers total.
They sent 8,000,000 soldiers in WWI, and 1,500,000 of them died.
There are only three soldiers buried in the Tomb of the Unknown. One each from WWI, WWII and Korea. The unknown from Vietnam was removed when DNA identified him.
About 300,000 soldiers burried at the battle of gettysburg
There are no actual bodies buried at that site. It is only a memorial.
During World War 2, France lost 122,000 soldiers and including 470,000 citizen died.
The Triple Entente contained Britain, France and Russia, their total amount of soldiers in WWI was about 8,600,000 soldiers
None. US Cemetaries in Europe are soverien AmericanTerritory.
There are three.
Technically, those who died on the U.S.S. Maine were sailors and marines, not soldiers. 229 of them are buried at Arlington.
There were approximately 837 New Zealand soldiers killed in France during World War 2. This was not just on their home front, though. It was all over the battlefield.
too many to count.. lol