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I can't get over the enormity of this cemetery as well as all the beautiful gave stones. I didn't stay long and didn't dig in, but it seems like most of this is common folks, that is, this is not really a cemetery of those...More
As with all CWG sites this was well maintained.
There are infact 2 seperate sites here
The main one has a wonderful engraved window.
However don't miss the smaller site as next to it is a Belgium site.
The two together are very contrasting
This cemetry contains the graves of many different people, including more recently deceased. There is a small area with the graves of fallen soldier / people during the first world war, but they what feels to be a little hidden away. In my opinion it...More
This memorial and cemetery is among my favorites. Created with honor and reverence, it is a reminder to never forget. Many buried or honored here have no name. Yet, their memory and sacrifice are honored just as reverently as those with full name, rank, and...More
Well worth going to to see and pay respects to the fallen. Also check out the WW1 memorial and headstones which is situated the other side of the WW2 memorial and I expect often forgotten but contains many of the dead from the Great War.
My first visit to the War Graves Dunkirk.....emotional but worth it. Beautiful tribute of remembrance to those who gave their lives. On a rainy cold afternoon the peacefulness was still there. Rows of white grave heads, stunningly kept, the book of remembrance / visitors open...More