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One battlefield, two memories 3/3

The Soviet war cemetery on Sinyavinsky Heights 3/3 The defense of the city of Leningrad and the fight against the German Wehrmacht cost millions of Soviet soldiers their lives.[i] During the war, the Red Army buried its soldiers in anti-tank ditches or in temporary graves; later, the graves were marked with a simple stake and a […]

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Graves of German WWII Soldiers

Dissertation – Abstract GERMAN SOLDIERS GRAVES OF THE SECOND WORLD WAR BETWEEN HERO GLORIFICATION AND A SIGN OF RECONCILIATION – CULTURAL HISTORICAL CASE STUDIES ON THE DEVELOPMENT OF THE TREATMENT OF THE DEATH IN WAR Ten cultural-historical case studies investigate how deaths in war were dealt with based on soldier graves of the Second World […]