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Silent, and Moving

While always somber, visiting military gravesites honors those caught up in the world war. For most... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Dave M
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Huron, Ohio, United States
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A visit to the Grave of Field Marshall Model

Although this cemetery is not as big or vast as the American one at Margraten, it is nevertheless... read more

Reviewed 28 June 2017
Colin M
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Perth, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

While always somber, visiting military gravesites honors those caught up in the world war. For most of these dead, no one has thought of their lives or even read their names for decades -- and when we read their stones, think of their ages and...More

Thank Dave M
Reviewed 7 November 2017

Very moving German war cemetery. The grave of field marshal Model and gravegigger Erasmus can be found here.

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Reviewed 28 June 2017

Although this cemetery is not as big or vast as the American one at Margraten, it is nevertheless worth a visit, it lies in a wooded area, a little way of the beaten track but near a bus stop, and has one or two memorials...More

Thank Colin M
Reviewed 20 May 2017 via mobile

Whilst not as pristine as the cemetery just up the road in Hurtgen, this graveyard has the same solemnity that one would expect from such a place. Sadly, the memorial statue to 116th Panzer had been removed - I'm not sure if this was an...More

Thank Nick S
Reviewed 14 September 2016

For those familiar with these sombre places this is standard. some 2500 German soldiers from the battles of the Hurtengenwald and 35 other who lost their lives in clearing munitions afterwards.

Thank Hereward T
Reviewed 15 November 2015

This is off the beaten path, and not very well known in Germany, but a fitting memorial. Most WW2 buffs are familiar with the carnage that happened in the Hurtgen Forest. A lesser-known bloody battle that probably didn't need to happen deep in the dense...More

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