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Deutscher Soldatenfriedhof Menen 1914 - 1918

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beautiful peaceful resting place for so many

Interesting to visit a german cemetery after having seen so many British american canadian and... read more

Reviewed September 6, 2017
Charlotte P
Endless peace for them and endless remembrance of the madness of war

You have to take care to find the place. The "losers" of the war found a place for thousands of... read more

Reviewed January 17, 2017
Pol G
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Reviewed October 23, 2018

Deutscher Soldatenfriedhof Menen 1914 - 1918 is a burial ground for German Soldiers bery sombre and no where near as elaborate as some of the Allied Forces Cemetaries. Buried also no where near their loved ones a lost generation of young men on bothsides of...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed October 4, 2018 via mobile

This site is tranquil and clean, but is a reminder of how crazy wars are. Thousands are laid to rest on this site ... all wasted lives of family members who never came home. This is a German cemetery but there are many in the...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank shamus67
Reviewed October 23, 2017

Reminds you there were deaths on both sides sadly. Not as well kept as CWGC cemeteries but Germany now pays for some of the upkeep. Worth a visit. Generally German Soldiers are buried 5 to a grave. Lovely to see where some families have found...More

Date of experience: October 2017
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Reviewed September 6, 2017

Interesting to visit a german cemetery after having seen so many British american canadian and australian.... well kept peaceful and restful place for I believe 30,000 german soldiers.

Date of experience: August 2017
Thank Charlotte P
Reviewed May 12, 2017

Germany needs to remember there war died ..they look so drab and uncared for .its a disgrace .at least our fallen hero s are not forgotten

Date of experience: May 2017
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Reviewed January 17, 2017

You have to take care to find the place. The "losers" of the war found a place for thousands of killed German soldiers, in the middle of nowhere very close to a railroad in a hidden little wood. Not the glory of the allies in...More

Date of experience: October 2016
Thank Pol G
Reviewed January 17, 2017

One of the few German cemeteries in Belgium. Certainly worth a visit for ww1 tourists. Free visit of the cemetery. Remembrance of 100 years world war one.

Date of experience: December 2016
Thank jp_vanlierde
Reviewed June 30, 2016

This site is a bit hidden between Menen and Weveglem. More then 45000 German soldiers are burried here. The site shows again the madness of war and the useless losses and sacrifices that have been made!

Date of experience: April 2016
Thank Bart P
Reviewed April 25, 2016

a place of peace and quiet, but reminding us of war and violence - and all the thoughts that come with that .....

Date of experience: March 2016
Thank BelgiumPh
Reviewed September 27, 2015

A sobering reminder that mans in humanity to man extends in time of warfare to both sides. The consequences of which are respectfully remembered in this peaceful setting

Date of experience: September 2015
Thank Soul D
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