He was to deliver remarks at the Suresnes American Cemetery and Memorial
, located five miles west of Paris, before returning to Washington.
The the hillside Aisne-Marne American Cemetery and Memorial
is located where the Battle of Belleau Wood was fought in June 1918.
Farther east, the Normandy American Cemetery and Memorial
at Colleville-sur-Mer stands on a cliff overlooking Omaha Beach and the English Channel.
Mr Bush marked the 60th anniversary of the May 1945 signing of the Berlin armistice that ended the war in Europe in a solemn remembrance at the Netherlands American Cemetery and Memorial
, where 8,301 US veterans are buried.
Memorial observance in the American Cemetery and Memorial
in Taguig in the Manila metropolitan region would have featured the Philippine army band's musical accompaniment to commemorative activities attended by embassy and local officials.
Most of the American airmen who helped decorate the rustic pub came from Duxford, a nearby air base that survives along with the World War II Cambridge American Cemetery and Memorial
as a reminder of America's wartime partnership with England and the sacrifices of US servicemen.
Twenty miles west of Cannes, France, and 16 miles inland from the Mediterranean Sea lies the World War II Rhone American Cemetery and Memorial
. There, in the city of Draguignan (Var), the Seventh Army made a surprise landing in southern France on Aug.