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German War Graves Sonsbeck

Sonsbeck Roman Catholic Cemetery contains a large plot with 348 War Graves (Kriegsgräber) from the Second World War. Of there graves 330 are German, 12 are Polish, 4 are Russian and 2 have another nationality. 165 gravestones don’t have a name.

Most soldiers died during fights around Sonsbeck of the Rhine-crossing near Rees, west of Wesel (operation “Plunder”). There are also soldiers buried who died in fights in the Dutch border-area.

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