English, German and French War Cemeteries

German Cemeteries  :

Fricourt Cemetery : We went tot he Fricourt german cemetrry, where 11.700 soldiers rest in peace.  The crosses are black, with the name of one to for soldiers. The jewish soldiers have a special monument.

 

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German graves in Fricourt
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French Cemeteries :    

 

The „Ossuaire et nécropole de Douaumont“

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The crosses were made of white stones: more than 16.000 soldiers rest in peace…

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Muslims french soldiers grave

British Cemeteries :

 Thiepval memorial :

The Somme Memorial, erected in 1932 by the British government, is dedicated to the 73,367 British and South African soldiers missing in action between July 1915 and March 1918 and who have no known graves.

 

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On the left side of this Picture you can see a british Cemetary, and on the right, there is a french one.

 

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War dead are commemorated uniformly and equally, irrespective of military or civil rank, race or creed. This one is from an unknown soldier.

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By Gabriel and Luca