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Cimetiere Militaire Allemand de La Cambe, La Cambe

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Cimetiere Militaire Allemand de La Cambe is a military war grave and battlefield cemetery for more than 21,000 German military personnel from World War II. Most of the buried were casualties of the Allied landings and ensuing combat of 1944. You can view a permanent exhibition about the German War Graves Commission and access the database to locate the graves of German military officials. An adjoining peace garden is planted with 1,200 maple trees. Before you head to La Cambe, plan trip itinerary details with our user-friendly La Cambe day trip planner, to make sure you see all that La Cambe has to offer, including Cimetiere Militaire Allemand de La Cambe.
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  • This cemetery is quite different from the American and British cemeteries, more sober. The architecture and design, the oak trees, and the tumulus have a gothic or Teutonic feeling. 
    This cemetery is quite different from the American and British cemeteries, more sober. The architecture and design, the oak trees, and the tumulus have a gothic or Teutonic feeling.  more »
  • This is a different experience to other war cemeteries in Normandy. There is no exuberant decoration - it’s stark, respectful and real. Graves are identified by a small plaque with five crosses... 
    This is a different experience to other war cemeteries in Normandy. There is no exuberant decoration - it’s stark, respectful and real. Graves are identified by a small plaque with five crosses...  more »
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  • Interesting contrast to the American cemetery. Good to see if youre looking into all the surrounding ww2 memorials!
  • A very well kept cemetery of the fallen German soldiers during the Second World War. Very informative and rich in history. You get the feeling of lost life here. The 5 black monuments, with one bigger in the middle are graves of the soldiers. Usually, 3-4 were buried under each grave. Very peaceful. It's a recommended visit!

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