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World War I German Cemetery

While we began to explore the 3rd Infantry Division’s battlefield at the Meuse Argonne, to the east of the Madeline Farm, we discovered a German cemetery from World War I.


According to the markers below, 979 soldiers are buried here.  The graves are two persons per marker:



Notice the contrast with the way the American grounds are kept; no dandelions for the Americans:



Back to the German Cemetery.  Random headstones and grass clippings piles are dumped in a corner:



When you are on the losing side, no one cares, I guess.

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