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Carthage Cemetery Honors World War II Fallen

Gardener Mohamed Mouhli, left, and groundskeeper Habib Zreli sweep walking paths at the North Africa American Cemetery and Memorial in Carthage, Tunisia, May 28, 2010, to prepare for Memorial Day weekend. Most of the 2,841 Americans buried in Tunisia lost their lives in World War II's North Africa Campaign. Another 3,724 names are on the cemetery's Wall of the Missing. (U.S. Africa Command photo by Vince Crawley)



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Date Taken:05.28.2010

Date Posted:05.30.2010 14:37

Photo ID:284650

VIRIN:100528-A-#####-003

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Location:CARTHAGE, TNGlobe

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