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War Cemeteries

Information on war cemeteries around Europe. Find locations and pictures as well as any other information possible on the different War cemeteries

Normandy American Cemetery

The Normandy American Cemetery and Memorial is a World War II cemetery and memorial in Colleville-sur-Mer, Normandy, France, that honors American soldiers who died in Europe during World War II. On June 8, 1944, the U.S. First Army established the temporary cemetery, the first American cemetery on European soil in World War II. After the war, the present-day cemetery was established a short distance to the East of the original site.

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Bayeux War Cemetery

The Bayeux War Cemetery is the largest Second World War cemetery of Commonwealth soldiers in France, located in Bayeux, Normandy. The cemetery contains 4,648 burials, mostly of the Invasion of Normandy. Opposite this cemetery stands the Bayeux Memorial which commemorates more than 1,800 casualties of the Commonwealth forces who died in Normandy and have no known grave. The cemetery grounds were assigned to the United Kingdom in perpetuity by France in recognition of the sacrifices made by the British Empire in the defense and liberation of France during the war. In addition to the Commonwealth burials, there are 366 graves of German soldiers

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Terlincthum British Cemetery

The Terlincthun British Cemetery at Wimille looks out across the English Channel and over the city of Boulogne – sur – Mer. The cemetery was designed by Sir Herbert Baker. Terlincthun contains 4,378 Commonwealth burials of the First World War plus over 200 of other nationalities and there are also 149 burials from the second World War.

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