This war cemetery was constructed in 1933/1935, under the regime of the National Socialist Party. 534 German soldiers, died during the First World War, were reburied here. The complex could also be used for military parades. From 1940, German war dead from WWII were buried here.
The German war cemetery Heidelberg currently contains the burials of 1039 German soldiers and 177 foreign war dead from the Second World War.
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- Text: Kaj Metz
- Photos: Patrick Molders