Becklingen War Cemetery., Soltau

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  • It is always a moving experience visiting war cemeteries and seing graves of so many young people. This cemetery is one of the smaller ones, most of the soldiers burried here are Britons but there...  more »
  • Whist watching a documentary about Bergen Belsen it reminded me of the day back in 1995 whilst working in Germany.It was VE Day and we decided to visit Belsen as we had been given the day off to mark....  more »
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  • An honour to visit my great uncle with my wife and children namely, Sapper James Edward Mills Royal Engineers, my Grandfathers Brother who died just before the end of the war. I was proud as an ex soldier to pay my respect with a salute, whilst my wife played the last post and that was it, could not hold my tears back and we both cried in each others arms. I intend to return to plant daffodils from his home country and a picture of his brother Arthur who survived the war so they can rest in peace together for ever more. Please stop on your travels and pay your respect and honour the ultimate sacrifice that our servicemen and women from all walks of life and countries paid to defeat the Nazi's
  • We happened to pass by here on the way from Soltau to Celle, because we were looking for a chance for a little rest. Before, we had never heard of this cemetery - so far in the north. If the complex itself is touching, the names of the fallen receive a face or a story through the inscriptions of the tombstones (age, position, dedication of the family) - very poignant and impressive.
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