Normandy, France, 2014 - Operation Overlord, MONT D'HUISNES GERMAN OSSUARY

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Normandy, France, 2014 - Operation Overlord, MONT D'HUISNES GERMAN OSSUARY

The mausoleum at Mont-d’Huisnes was erected near the Bay of Mont St Michel, on a hill rising some thirty metres high. It was designed to hold the remains of 11,956 German soldiers, which were brought here after being exhumed in 1961.

The ossuary consists of a two-storey cylindrical building with 68 crypts, each containing 180 bodies.

Folder: Normandy 2014

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Tags: france, normandy, normandie, ww2, wwii, travel, trip, hollydays, war, historical, cemetery, utah, beach, Operation, Overlord, d-day

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