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Groesbeek Canadian War Cemetery

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Address: Zevenheuvelenweg 38 6561, Groesbeek, The Netherlands

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A peaceful walk...

My wife and I stopped by the Canadian War Cemetery after spending a couple hours at the Oorlogs Museum in Overloon. It was a nice visit after experiencing the history, stories... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed June 11, 2016
Adam B
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2016 via mobile

My wife and I stopped by the Canadian War Cemetery after spending a couple hours at the Oorlogs Museum in Overloon. It was a nice visit after experiencing the history, stories, and incredible collection of prestige military equipment at the museum. When you walk the cemetery it really leaves you speechless. The fact that it is set in a quiet... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 3, 2016 via mobile

Beautiful place. Very nice. Lots of history. When I walked it I could feel the goosebumps going up my back knowing what they did. Very nice area to visit.

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Arnhem, The Netherlands
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 14, 2016

A must visit place if you're in Groesbeek, we had the honor to be present at the 70 years Operation Veritable WW2 memorial on the 8th of February. Coming up to the cemetery and the thought about all the fallen young men will makes you speechless. With a special thanks to Bert Eikelenboom who informed us about the memorial he... More 

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Owen Sound, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 29, 2015

We visited the cemetery because we were visiting the National Liberation Museum. Thankfully, we have no family buried here but as Canadians we wanted to visit so our sons could see some of the sacrifices the soldiers made

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New Westminster, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 29, 2015

It makes one sad to view so many headstones of the fallen but the site is beautifully kept and it sure made me appreciate the sacrifice made by so many.

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Burlington, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2015

As a Canadian born with Dutch roots, this was a moving reminder of what my ancestors had gone through and what young Canadians had sacrificed.

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Thank gbeintema
London, Ontario, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 26, 2015

It was a humbling experience to know that these soldiers give their lives so I can my freedom. Peaceful!

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Thank Josie S
Nantwich, England, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2015

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 14, 2015 via mobile

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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