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Rhone American Cemetery and Memorial

553 boulevard John Kennedy, 83300 Draguignan, France
+33 4 94 68 03 62
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A must visit - so amazing ~

We have visited a number of the American cemeteries overseas - I loved how this one had an... read more

Reviewed September 18, 2017
Tammy D
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Houston, Texas
This is a must visit place.

As are all places where fallen soldiers are remembered this is beautifully maintained and staffed... read more

Reviewed September 14, 2017
Dave R
,
Fayence, France
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553 boulevard John Kennedy, 83300 Draguignan, France
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Reviewed September 18, 2017

We have visited a number of the American cemeteries overseas - I loved how this one had an interactive book for kids and adults to take out and find certain things in the cemetery, complete with stories on the soldiers buried there - the average...More

Thank Tammy D
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Reviewed September 14, 2017

As are all places where fallen soldiers are remembered this is beautifully maintained and staffed by English speaking staff. Frequent tours are conducted for visiting groups with explanations of how some of those interred here fell in battle. Not huge in comparison to some memorial...More

Thank Dave R
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Reviewed May 28, 2017

This cemetery is quite small but extremely moving. We visited on Mother's Day and a tour group had left single long stemmed roses on several graves. This is a stop that is worth your time and is a very well maintained site.

Thank Aqua456
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Reviewed April 15, 2017

Most impressive reminder of those who gave so much for our freedom, but also helps to understand the tactics and geography of regaining lost territory for re-establishing the Frnch nation.

Thank rodneyjoyce
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Reviewed April 14, 2017

One of the smaller cemeteries, but well worth the stop. Allison running the cemetery is very enthusiastic about her charge, and they make a real effort to make visitors and surviving family members feel welcome.

Thank catatonia_10
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Reviewed August 23, 2016

Peaceful, quiet and distinguished. Paid our respects to these brave soldiers. Cemetery is beautifully maintained and a lovely non-denominational chapel on the grounds.

Thank anne11212016
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Reviewed July 1, 2016

I have heard a lot of D-day and the invasion of Normandie. But I have never heard of Operation Dragoon before standing in the quite american cementry on a French boulevard in Draguignan. Here stands the headstones of 860 soldiers from the Second World War....More

2  Thank Kirsten E
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Reviewed June 26, 2016

It's moving to see the absolute respect paid to those who lie here there's an interesting bronze map showing the army's progress over the Alps.

Thank LaoiseBee
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Reviewed May 25, 2016

This immaculately maintained cemetery is a quiet tribute to those allied troups who sacrificed their lives at the end of WWII.

Thank zushkart
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Reviewed December 15, 2015

First time we visited the Cemetery we were on our way to the local tax office and had time on our hands. The Cemetery is just a must see if yo are in this area. On our first visit we got talking to the Superintendent...More

1  Thank Geoffrey R
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