Oise-Aisne American Cemetery Plot E – where the Dishonorable Dead from WWII are buried

Give Me Liberty

This is from War History OnLine.

I did not know about this cemetery.

I knew about the soldiers that were executed for rape, murder, but I had no clue as to where they were buried.

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The Oise-Aisne American Cemetery Plot E is a 5th plot at the Oise-Aisne American Cemetery and Memorial, which comprises 4 main burial plots containing the remains of 6,012 service personnel, all of whom died during World War I.

Plot E is approximately 100 metres away from the main cemetery and is a separate, hidden section which currently contains the remains of 94 American military prisoners. All of whom were executed by hanging or firing squad under military authority for crimes committed during or shortly after World War II. Their victims were 26 fellow American soldiers (all murdered) and 71 British, French, German, Italian, Polish and Algerian civilians (both male and female) who were…

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