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German War Cemetery Kauen / Kaunas

This war cemetery started in 1942. In the Second World War 1,422 Germen soldiers were buried here. Their names are written on plaques around the remembrance-cross. Nowadays the cemetery is used to bring German war graves together. New graves will have their own headstone for each four graves.

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  • Text: Fedor de Vries
  • Photos: Rik van Velzen