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Soviet War Cemetery Bocholt

In this war cemetery (Kriegsgräberstätte) are buried 1,736 Russian POWs of the Second World War. They died in the Bocholt forest camp (Stadwaldlager) and elsewhere in Bocholt because of diseases, hunger and violence. None of them is known by name.

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Source

  • Text: Fedor de Vries & Anne Palmer
  • Photos: Fedor de Vries (1) & Jens-Erik Janke (2,3)
  • Sign at cemetery