In a hedged enclosure behind the cemetery chapel is a grassed area that contains the bodies of Russian POWs. A stone carries the inscription: ‘To the Unknown Soviet Citizens murdered in April 1945 After a long hard labour the final rest’. The exact number interred here is uncertain. Nienburg was liberated on 9 April 1945.
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- Text: Andy Pegler
- Photos: Andy Pegler