Russian War Cemetery Tjøtta

Almost all graves of this war cemetery are from Russian prisoners of war who perished in North Norway during World War II. Because there are also graves with an other nationality, the cemetery is sometime names International War Cemetery. After the Second World War, graves were brought to this location from various places in North Norway. The cemetery contains 826 individual graves and a mass grave with 6725 burials.

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Source

  • Text: Fedor de Vries
  • Photos: Flickr