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Grave Victims Armoured Cruiser ‘Deutschland’ North Front Cemetery Gibraltar

On 29 May 1937, the German battleship 'Deutschland', which supported the Nationalists, was attacked by two Republican Tupolev SB-2 ‘Katiuska’ bombers. 23 crewmembers were killed and another 83 injured. Later on, a few wounded also died.
On the North Front Cemetery is a "Kameradengrab (Comrades Grave)" with 27 victims.

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Source

  • Text: Fedor de Vries
  • Photos: TracesOfWar.com