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I agree with most previous comments. Each black cross I looked at had four names on it; two on each side. I found it very interesting that there are a few Jewish markers and they have headstones versus a simple black cross. I will note...More
This was mentioned in the Arras 2018 guide which we picked up from the Tourist information office during our holiday and as we had some time to spare on the way back from our day trip to Ypres, we decided to stop off and have...More
there is always 2 sides to a war and i really think its worth a visit this site...completely different feeling to the commonwealth cemeteries which are so well cared for, flowers, visitors and general respect for the loss of life.
The German Cemeteries are nothing...More
This cemetery is well worth visiting as it is so different from the many war cemeteries of the allied forces. Instead of cream coloured stones or crosses the crosses in this cemetery are all black. There is an overwhelming sense of horror when you look...More
Slightly cold cemetery that we visited because we felt we should as we were visiting all other nationalities cemeteries during our WW1 battlefield trip. Very clean and neat, with crosses as far as the eye could see. I am glad I visited it.
We must never forget that both sides lose innumerable young men. Here lie the remains of 44,833 young German lads from the Great War. It is especially touching to see the Jewish headstones among the crosses given the horrors that transpired a couple of decades...More
Unfortunately not as much care appears to be given to German war cemeteries as to the Commonwealth cemeteries. Their use of black crosses make for a more sombre feel. It should be remembered that they also fought for what they believed, for their country even...More