When Europe’s leaders gather in the next few days to mark the centenary of the Armistice that brought to a close “the war to end all wars”, the focus will be on the allied war graves of the Western Front: Flanders, Verdun, The Somme.
But the greatest death toll on that front was not French or British soldiers, it was Germans.
And yet in Flanders, amid the many Commonwealth and Allied war cemeteries that dot the countryside, you will find only four in which lie the remains of the German dead.
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