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This is a German cemetery that also has two British soldiers. There is a mass grave of 25000+ and the two British soldiers in quite an austere cemetery. Make sure to listen to the recording of a German soldier talking about his part in a...More
We visited the German World War 1 Military cemetery at Langemark during a two day trip to Ypres. Earlier in the day we had visited the Commonwealth War Grave Commission (CWGC) cemetery at Tyne Cot and chose to come here to see the contrast between...More
I was fortunate to visit two German cemeteries during my travels in July, and I feel it's important to remember all the sacrifices in war, regardless which side of No Man's Land these men fought. Langemark is a must see if you're in the area....More
This is a well kept German WW1 cemetery, it was a bit sad to see that all the wreaths were British, it seems so sad that Germans don’t come to pay their respects, after all they were just soldiers doing a job the same as...More
A return visit for us after 20 years, even more emotionally charged now with enhanced visitor centre and reproduced audio testimony.
The WWI cemeteries are not "enjoyable", why would they be, but they provide such an important reminder of why staying close to our neighbours...More
This cemetery is a total contrast to the commonwealth war grave maintained cemeteries in the area, but it should not be missed. As others have said it is more somber and dark and gives off a totally different feeling- I don’t think I saw one...More
The Allied cemeteries are all beautifully maintained and surprisingly uplifting with their white headstones, making the contrast of this very sombre German war cemetery very striking. The use of mass graves was particularly striking. It is wrong, I believe, to label all German soldiers as...More
Compared to British and American war cemeteries in Europe, I find the German war cemeteries to be very somber places. There are no flowers, no well tended green spaces. Black crosses and markers flat to the ground indicate the resting place of over 44,000 graves....More