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Groesbeek Canadian War Cemetery

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Address: Zevenheuvelenweg 38 6561, Groesbeek, The Netherlands
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a place to quietly remember those heros who will never age .r.i.p other places to visit-war museum in venray

5 of 5 starsReviewed August 25, 2015
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Nantwich, England, United Kingdom
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Nantwich, England, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2015 NEW

a place to quietly remember those heros who will never age .r.i.p other places to visit-war museum in venray

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2015

Definately worth a visit to remember those he gave their lives during the second world war. A very sad and humbling experience to be stood amongst the graves which are immaculately kept.

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Nijmegen, The Netherlands
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2015

Peaceful and well maintained cemetery. Gives you an impression of the huge number of casualties. A good educational experience for children. A must see in combination with the Liberation Museum.

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Toronto, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2015

Visiting a few days after Dutch Liberation Day (Second World War), this was a beautiful but grim reminder of the consequences of war. It is heartwarming that ~ 70 years on and a few generations removed ~ the Dutch people honour their Canadian liberators as much as ever. Many of the grave markers have an epitaph chosen by family. I... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2015

A moving experience to visit my uncles grave he lost his life aged 22 years leaving a 10 month old son and wife. A wonderful setting worth a visit to say thank you.

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Ottawa, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2015

My visit during Liberation day, May 5th, 2015 was truly an emotional one. As I put Canadian flags on random graves, I was struck at just how young the men were. One in particular caught me of guard. The grave stone read that the soldier had been in the Netherlands for only 2 weeks away from Canada, and was killed.

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Orlando, FL
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2015

On the way to/from the Liberation Museum be sure and visit the cemetery for a moving example of the sacrifices that were made to free this country in WWII. Not as large as the cemeteries near Normandy, but impressive to be sure. Complements what you learned at the Museum.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 15, 2015

When visiting the National Liberation Museum be sure to stop at this War Cemetery. A school child is assigned a grave site..to make sure it is kept clean all year around, and the cemetery is definitely in pristine condition. A must stop when in the area.

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Vancouver, B.C.
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 11, 2015

My uncle is buried in the cemetary. It was very moving for me to visit his grave. This cemetary and the people buried there are an important part of our history. The grounds and graves are immaculate. I hope to visit my uncle again.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 4, 2015

Visited here and was left speechless. I am first generation Canadian, with parents immigrated from NL just after the war. Seeing our family's history and freedom lived out before my eyes was life-changing. Thank you to all those who fought and gave their lives. I encourage all to go and see this memorial, you will not be disappointed.

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