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German War Cemetery Motta San Anastasia

This German war cemetery from World War 2 contains 4,561 burials, brought to this cemetery from all over Sicily. 451 of them remain unknown.

The cemetery is in the shape of a building with several rooms where the casualties are brought together per Sicilian province. In the basement the fallen are buried.

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  • Text: Fedor de Vries & Jimmy Hilgen
  • Photos: Jimmy Hilgen
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