ABMC Launches Online Video Series to Honor Fallen from World War I and World War II
This new online series helps to tell the story of those that gave their lives from the perspective of their family members. The first released video tells the story of Merchant Marine Lt. Murray M. Blum, who died December 3, 1943 in the North Atlantic attempting to save another man’s life. Hear his brother Calvin, niece Robin, and nephew Murray, recount this selfless story of sacrifice during World War II. Lt. Murray M. Blum, who is buried at Cambridge American Cemetery in England, is just one of the more than 8,900 individuals buried or memorialized at this site.
The second release in this online video series will feature the story of 1st Lt. Kenneth H. Underwood, who died May 18, 1944 and is also buried at Cambridge American Cemetery.
Established in 1923 by Congress, ABMC is a small, U.S. government agency charged with commemorating the service, achievements and sacrifice of the U.S. Armed forces. ABMC administers our nation’s overseas commemorative cemeteries and federal memorials. For more information visit www.abmc.gov, or connect with us on Facebook or YouTube.