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Grave Civilian Casualty Winterberg

On Easter Sunday 1945, Winterberg was occupied by U.S. forces. Only one civilian was killed. This was Pastor (Pfarrer) Heinrich Hackenberg, he was hit in his head by a grenade splinter. Heinrich Hackenberg was Pastor in Winterberg during the war years. He is buried next to St. James Church.

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