Category Archives: German Military Cemeteries

Bousbecque German Military Cemetery

Rather like the cemetery at Wervicq-Sud, a mile and a half away to the west, Bousbecque German Military Cemetery is another that I have intended to visit now for many years. 

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A Walk to Wervicq-Sud German Military Cemetery Part Two

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A Walk to Wervicq-Sud German Military Cemetery Part One

Wervik is a city of two halves, although both halves have different names and are in different countries.  That’s just plain weird.  And this is a post in two halves, because it’s so bloody long that I reckon if I … Continue reading

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French Flanders: The Cemeteries on the Lys Part Four – Sailly-sur-la-Lys German Military Cemetery

As we follow the course of the River Lys west we enter the town of Sailly-sur-la-Lys, which straggles its way for some distance along the river’s southern bank. 

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German Military Cemeteries in France & Belgium

I don’t know about you, but I find delving into all things German on the Western Front pretty tricky at times.  There’s the obvious language problem, of course, but I get by, and yet sometimes it’s the stuff that should … Continue reading

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The Somme – Fricourt German Military Cemetery

The village of Fricourt was a heavily fortified section of the German front line defenses prior to the Battle of the Somme in July 1916.

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A Tour of Langemark Part Five – Langemark German Military Cemetery

On the northern outskirts of Langemark, this is one of only four German Great War cemeteries to be found today in Belgian Flanders.

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