War Cemeteries & Memorials

French Military cemetery, Vientiane

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A vestige of a forgotten war...
French Memorial of Pederobba

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This solid mausoleum contains the bodies of a little more than 1,000 French soldiers fallen during the fightings in Italy.
Col de la Chipotte battle, Vosges, WWI

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From 26th August to 10th September 1914 , the pass of "la Chipotte", (col de La Chipotte, 453 m) was a key position on the road from Rambervillers to Raon - l'Etape.
Monument to the soldier of Italy, Pederoba

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The monument has been erected in 1988 for the 70th anniversary of the end of the Great War.
War memorial, Ulcinj

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An incredible strange structure located up on the hill overlooking Mala Plaza
Francesco Baracca monument, Nervesa della Battaglia

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A short visit in a very beautiful wooded area, to remember the traces of Francesco Baracca.
Military sanctuary of Montello, Nervesa

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This imposing monument dominates the north-eastern part of Montello.
Sanctuary of Madonna delle Rocca, Cornuda

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For WW1 enthusiasts looking for vestiges of 1917-1918 fightings, in a very lovely region of wooded hills overlooking the Piave valley.
Teste de Buch National Necropolis, Arcachon

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On the site of a former WW1 military transit camp lies a small cemetery, in the middle of the Landes pine forest.
Gerbevillers, German and French military cemeteries

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2 military cemeteries are the witnesses of the huge WW1 battle of Charmes (1914)...
Baerenstall, German WW1 cemetery, Munster

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Around Memorial of «Le Linge»  (see related article), 2 military cemeteries keep the sad memory of the hard fightings of 1915 and the tens of thousands of unnecessary deaths: the French national ne
Romanian Military Cemetery, Soulzmatt, Alsace

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Romanian military cemetery of the First World war, also called cemetery of the Val du Pâtre.
WW1 necropolis of Wettstein, Orbey, Alsace

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At 880m height, in the very pleasant frame of a epicea pine forest, stands a French military cemetery of the 14-18 war where rest more than 3,000 soldiers, especially Alpine Hunters, who died durin
Military necropolis of Rambervillers, Vosges

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Rambervillers is a peacefull little town on the Mortagne river in Lorraine.
Ménil-sur-Belvitte French military cemetery

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The small village of Ménil-sur-Belvitte, in the heart of the peaceful Lorraine campaign, hosts a nice military cemetery, with a appealing War Memorial.
Jeanne d’Arc WW2 battle tank, Marseille

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A Sherman tank of the Free French Forces (Force Françaises Libres), lonely witness of the fightings in Marseille in 1944...
National Cemetery of La Doua, Villeurbanne

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An impressive necropolis gathering the tombs of soldiers of 5 different wars...
Fort of Loncin / Loncin (Liège, Belgium)

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One of the twelve fortresses from the fortified Liege. It exploded August 15, 1914 killing 350 of its defenders under the rubble.
British military cemetery, Giavera, Italia

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A place dedicated to meditation, in memory of the arms brotherhood between Italian and British soldiers during WW1.
WW1 Monument de Lorraine, Charmes

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The Lorraine Monument was built in the wake of the 1914-1918 war to celebrate the French victory of Charmes battle (also called the Mortagne battle: 24-26 August 1914).
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