Maj. John B. Day, right, an Army chaplain from Springfield, Ill., conducts burial services for an unidentified American soldier in the largest military cemetery on the western front at Henri Chappell in Belgium in an undated photo. Lowering the body into the grave are T/Sgt. A.H. Herberts, of Chester, Ill; S/Sgt. Vito Mastrangelo,of Visalia, Calif.; and Pfc. Irvin W. Kestner, of Oakland, Calif., left to right. Crosses in the background marked the graves of several thousand other American dead. Undated photo.
Maj. John B. Day, right, an Army chaplain from Springfield, Ill., conducts burial services for an unidentified American soldier in the largest military cemetery on the western front at Henri Chappell in Belgium in an undated photo. Lowering the body into the grave are T/Sgt. A.H. Herberts, of Chester, Ill; S/Sgt. Vito Mastrangelo,of Visalia, Calif.; and Pfc. Irvin W. Kestner, of Oakland, Calif., left to right. Crosses in the background marked the graves of several thousand other American dead. Undated photo. William C. Allen AP
Maj. John B. Day, right, an Army chaplain from Springfield, Ill., conducts burial services for an unidentified American soldier in the largest military cemetery on the western front at Henri Chappell in Belgium in an undated photo. Lowering the body into the grave are T/Sgt. A.H. Herberts, of Chester, Ill; S/Sgt. Vito Mastrangelo,of Visalia, Calif.; and Pfc. Irvin W. Kestner, of Oakland, Calif., left to right. Crosses in the background marked the graves of several thousand other American dead. Undated photo. William C. Allen AP

‘Freedom isn’t given, it’s earned, and these guys earned it for us’

June 28, 2016 7:12 PM