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Video of "Deutscher Soldatenfriedhof" (German War Cemetery) in Co.Wicklow.

The Deutscher Soldatenfriedhof - or German War Cemetery - is one of the true surprises of Co.Wicklow.
I remember the first time I came across it at Glencree about 20 years ago. I was fascinated by the idea of these young men interred here in Ireland, so far from Germany.
The grave is administered by the German War Graves Commission (Volksbund Deutsche Kriegsgräberfürsorge) and most of those interred are airmen who crashed or drowned sailors washed ashore.
It is a truly beautiful place, full of greenery, with a river running by it.
Not such a bad place to end up.

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