Haunting WW I Cemeteries Send Powerful Message (Europe)





The war cemeteries of the Western Front are as well-maintained as if they had been built this year. Their poignant message of peace is equally fresh.

World War I ended 89 years ago in November 1918, only a handful of veterans are still alive and family memories of the uncles, fathers and grandfathers who fought are fading fast.

But the cemeteries and war memorials of France and Belgium, where much of the worst fighting took place, remain as pristine and well-tended as if they had been built this year, silently conveying a powerful message to anyone who visits them.



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