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War Graves De Panne Communal Cemetery

De Panne Communal Cemetery, next to the Belgian War Cemetery contains a plot with 272 Commonwealth War Graves from the Second World War and 2 graves from the First World War. There are also Eight Czechoslovakian war graves and 14 French war graves from the Second World War.

There are also political prisoners buried who died in concentration camps (Dora, Dachau, Sachsenhausen etc) during WW2. In 1989, the ashes of nameless prisoners from 9 different concentration camps were placed in the tomb.

Another plot on the cemetery contains the graves of veterans who fought during the First and/or Second World War on Belgian Side.

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  • Text: Jente de Roust
  • Photos: Jente de Roust