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TRIBUTE TO THE GALLANT POLES OF MT ORMEL

The germans were trapped in a bottle at falaise and the poles of the 1st armoured division were the... read more

Reviewed September 10, 2017
Chris S
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Market Harborough, United Kingdom
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Hidden place

If it wasn't for some older american guy at the bar at the hotel, i wouldn't even know about this... read more

Reviewed June 12, 2017
BartekM24
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Torquay, United Kingdom
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Sep 10, 2017
“TRIBUTE TO THE GALLANT POLES OF MT ORMEL”
Jun 12, 2017
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Reviewed September 10, 2017 via mobile

The germans were trapped in a bottle at falaise and the poles of the 1st armoured division were the cork. Here are 658 graves of poles who gave their lives in the normandy campaign. The 1st armoures husaria emblema surround the cemetary.

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Reviewed June 12, 2017

If it wasn't for some older american guy at the bar at the hotel, i wouldn't even know about this place, he gave me the directions and i was there. Amazing place to see and so important for the polish war effort, finally a place...More

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Reviewed October 15, 2015

So many Allied nations took part in D-Day & the battles in Normandy that some seem to get overlooked for their contributions until history is studied and reflected upon. Such is this cemetery, well known to Polish, but perhaps lesser so to other Allies. It...More

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Reviewed May 27, 2015 via mobile

You are Polish, this is the place to see while you are in the neighbourhood just to say "thank you for the freedom we are living now..." Sad place but worth to visit.

Thank Konrad G
Reviewed August 5, 2014

a sad but peaceful place. obviously not as visited as the touristy American cemetery on the Beach, which makes it all the more poignant.

Thank Superivan4444
Reviewed August 22, 2013

I have always been interested in Polish forces in WW2 and was happy to visit this cemetery. It is was maintained and has its own character which is different then the other cemeteries.

Thank ak474me
Reviewed August 1, 2013

This cemetery is very different than the others I visited in Europe. The grounds are beautiful and well maintained. It is worth a stop to see how another country honors its dead.

Thank GoodFood88
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