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Nécropole nationale de Zuydcoote - Zuydcoote, France
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member pmaupin
N 51° 03.682 E 002° 29.085
31U E 463892 N 5656775
Quick Description: [EN] The French National Necropolis consists of 3 squares: French Square 1939-1945 - French Muslim Square 1914-1918 - French Square 1914-1918. [FR] La Nécropole Nationale française se compose de 3 carrés : Carré français 1939-1945 - Carré français musulman 1914-1918 - Carré français 1914-1918.
Location: Hauts-de-France, France
Date Posted: 7/21/2018 10:10:36 AM
Waymark Code: WMYT8B
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member saopaulo1
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Long Description:

Located about 10 kilometers north-east of Dunkerque. The military cemetery is located west of the village, about 550 meters east of the Zuydcoote stop.

1174 French soldiers, 201 German soldiers, 1 Belgian soldier and 1 Russian soldier are buried there; all lost their lives in the First World Conflict.

In this cemetery, are also buried 904 French soldiers and 14 Spanish soldiers who died during the Battle of Dunkirk in May and June 1940. In total there are more than 2600 soldiers who rest in this cemetery.

Sources : The Cemetery

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Situé à 10 kilomètres environ au nord-est de Dunkerque. Le cimetière militaire se trouve à l'ouest du village, à quelque 550 mètres à l'est de la halte de Zuydcoote.

1174 soldats français, 201 soldats allemands, 1 soldat belge et 1 soldat russe y sont inhumés ; tous ont perdu la vie lors du Premier Conflit Mondial.

Dans ce cimetière, sont enterrés aussi 904 soldats français et 14 soldats espagnols qui ont péri lors de la Bataille de Dunkerque en Mai et Juin 1940. Au total ce sont plus de 2600 militaires qui reposent dans ce cimetière.

Sources : Le Cimetière

Website: [Web Link]

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