German Military Cemetery

Sandweiler, Luxembourg

In Sandweiler are buried 10,913 German soldiers who died in the fierce battles of the winter of 1944 and in the spring of 1945 in the Luxembourg-Belgian and the Luxembourg-German border regions. The cemetery was the first after the Second World War that the Volksbund Deutsche Gräberfürsorge (National Association for Tending German War Graves) was able to set up outside of Germany.

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Allen Barrett (2 years ago)
In many ways I found this more moving than the nearby American cemetery. It was still stark, still rows of markers, still a place for somber reflection. What it did not have was the bravado of the american cemetery, which,I suppose, goes with being on the wrong side.
Carlos Villalobos (3 years ago)
German war cemetery. Minutes away from the American war cemetery. Greaves are engraved with 4 individuals. Recommend seeing both cemeteries. Eye opening difference.
Kevin Koehler (4 years ago)
If you are at the American Cemetery in Luxembourg then go here also it is only down the road not even a mile. This is also a somber place to visit and reflect on some of the consequences of war. This is a consolidated cemetery of German Soldiers from World War Two with battles that were in the Luxembourg and Belgium area. As with many wars there are Soldiers here that are Unknown and these rest in double graves.
mike marra (5 years ago)
A place of peace and reflection.
Caley McCormick (5 years ago)
A beautiful and sad place and a stark contrast to the American cemetery down the street. Both are must sees for anyone traveling in the area.
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