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Groesbeek Canadian War Cemetery

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Address: Zevenheuvelenweg 38/6561, 6561 ES Groesbeek, The Netherlands

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We were moved.

Drove through Belgium to get here. As with other Commonwealth War Graves, it was beautifully kept. Park like grounds were so respectful of those buried there. Visited the grave of... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 20 August 2016
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 August 2016 via mobile

Drove through Belgium to get here. As with other Commonwealth War Graves, it was beautifully kept. Park like grounds were so respectful of those buried there. Visited the grave of a relative buried there. So moved by the site.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 June 2016 via mobile

My wife and I stopped by the Canadian War Cemetery after spending a couple hours at the Oorlogs Museum in Overloon. It was a nice visit after experiencing the history, stories, and incredible collection of prestige military equipment at the museum. When you walk the cemetery it really leaves you speechless. The fact that it is set in a quiet... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 April 2016 via mobile

Beautiful place. Very nice. Lots of history. When I walked it I could feel the goosebumps going up my back knowing what they did. Very nice area to visit.

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Arnhem, The Netherlands
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 January 2016

A must visit place if you're in Groesbeek, we had the honor to be present at the 70 years Operation Veritable WW2 memorial on the 8th of February. Coming up to the cemetery and the thought about all the fallen young men will makes you speechless. With a special thanks to Bert Eikelenboom who informed us about the memorial he... More 

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Owen Sound, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 December 2015

We visited the cemetery because we were visiting the National Liberation Museum. Thankfully, we have no family buried here but as Canadians we wanted to visit so our sons could see some of the sacrifices the soldiers made

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New Westminster, Canada
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 October 2015

It makes one sad to view so many headstones of the fallen but the site is beautifully kept and it sure made me appreciate the sacrifice made by so many.

Thank lavenderjoh
Burlington, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 October 2015

As a Canadian born with Dutch roots, this was a moving reminder of what my ancestors had gone through and what young Canadians had sacrificed.

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London, Ontario, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 September 2015

It was a humbling experience to know that these soldiers give their lives so I can my freedom. Peaceful!

Thank Josie S
Nantwich, England, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 August 2015

a place to quietly remember those heros who will never age .r.i.p other places to visit-war museum in venray

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 August 2015 via mobile

Definately worth a visit to remember those he gave their lives during the second world war. A very sad and humbling experience to be stood amongst the graves which are immaculately kept.

Thank Marc T

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