German War Cemetery Orglandes

Shortly after the Second World War this cemetery contained 7,358 German casualties together with several thousands American soldiers.

When de American graves were removed to the American Cemetery Normandy, the remaining empty graves were used to bury German casualties from the wide surroundings.

Nowadays 10,152 German soldiers are buried on this cemetery (Kriegsgräberstätte).

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Source

  • Text: Fedor de Vries
  • Photos: Annette Jans
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