Americans gave their lives to defeat the Nazis. The Dutch have never forgotten.

Jerry Palmento pauses at his father's grave. (Carioti/The Post)

In Margraten, Dutch families have adopted and cared for each one of 8,300 U.S. graves for 70 years.

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Ohio Gov. John Kasich spoke on ABC’s “This Week” on Sunday. Cleveland officials say 71 people were arrested after the acquittal, as protests escalated.

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    Post reporter’s trial in Iran will be closed to the public

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    How student debt became a presidential campaign issue

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    Floods sweep across parts of Midwest, forcing hundreds to flee

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    Six of the nation’s largest school districts dump polystyrene trays

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    Moving customers, including military top brass, for up to $100M a year

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    GOP’s fight for 2016 nomination likely to drag on longer than party desires

    GOP’s fight for 2016 nomination likely to drag on longer than party desires

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    Protests flare in Cleveland after acquittal of officer

    Protests flare in Cleveland after acquittal of officer

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    Happy Birthday Bob Dylan!

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    Cleveland officer acquitted in killing of unarmed pair amid barrage of gunfire

    Cleveland officer acquitted in killing of unarmed pair amid barrage of gunfire

    Michael Brelo fired repeatedly on Timothy Russell and Malissa Williams after their car’s backfire was mistaken for gunshots in 2012. In the wake of the ruling, the Justice Department said it would review the case.

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    Fake grass gains ground in California amid concerns about ongoing drought

    Fake grass gains ground in California amid concerns about ongoing drought

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    As ‘SEC primary’ takes shape, will presidential contenders show up?

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    Ireland overwhelmingly votes to legalize same-sex marriage

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    A timeline of the molestation allegations against Josh Duggar

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    What you need to know about the Brelo verdict

    What you need to know about the Brelo verdict

    A decision is reached in the 2012 shooting of two unarmed individuals in their car after a judge rules on the guilt or innocence of Cleveland police officer Michael Brelo.

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    Fairfax approves final $2.6 billion schools budget

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    How equality campaigners got Ireland to vote for same sex marriage

    How equality campaigners got Ireland to vote for same sex marriage

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    Senate rejects compromise bill on surveillance

    Senate rejects compromise bill on surveillance

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    Ireland’s voters approve same-sex marriage. Here’s how that happened.

    Ireland’s voters approve same-sex marriage. Here’s how that happened.

    High turnout, universal support among political parties, fragmented opposition and strong campaigning help explain why Yes vote won.

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    A Rubio 2016 blueprint, for all to see

    A Rubio 2016 blueprint, for all to see

    Pollster Whit Ayres has written the book. Can Marco Rubio translate it into the presidency?

    U-Va. student seeks charges to be dropped in ABC arrest

    U-Va. student seeks charges to be dropped in ABC arrest

    A lawyer for Martese Johnson alleges that the student’s constitutional rights were violated.

    Is Burundi still a credible peacekeeper?

    Is Burundi still a credible peacekeeper?

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