ubikcan

August 7, 2009

More photos: Marfaux cemetery

Filed under: Pictures, War — Tags: — ubikcan @ 8:14 am

The Marne and Ardenne were the site of much fighting during the Great War, and today the physical reminders on the landscape are common. Driving down a country road don’t be surprised if you come across a cemetery to the war (less often WWII) like this British one near Marfaux.

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Some of the graves were undergoing repair. They placed temporary markers to show who is buried there.

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Next to this section of the cemetery is the German one, which had noticeably plainer grave markers.

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It was a quiet place.

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