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I went to find a great uncle and found a quiet little graveyard that was well kept, it was place for them to be at peace. these men gave there lives give us the freedom many no longer respect, may... more »
Another superbly maintained war graves site that tells the bloody cost of one of the most famous military operations of WW2. Many of those who rest here lost their lives in the initial actions of... more »
Sad to see so many young men laying there.
Valkenswaard is located 9 kilometres from the Dutch-Belgian border on the main road from Eindhoven to Hasselt in Belgium. The war cemetery is located 4 kilometers south of Valkenswaard. From the market square Valkenswaard, visitors can the traffic signs to Hasselt (N69) follow, and the war cemetery is located on the right side of the main road. Valkenswaard was the first village liberated in september 1944 by British ground army in operation Market Garden. The military cemetery, which in the Woods South of Valkenswaard is located, contains 220 graves, almost all men who are buried here, in heavy fighting cases around the woods of Valkenswaard for the month of september. All men who buried here are belong to the army of England.
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