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Hermanville War Cemetery

Hermanville-sur-mer, France
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War Cemetery at Hermanville-sur-Mer

We went to visit my husband's brother's grave - he died on D-Day aged 19. A beautiful, peaceful... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
joycemv
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Hitchin
via mobile
Not just another cemetery

We have visited many WW1 and WW2 cemeteries and I am always finding something to exclaim about... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
LordNoddy
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Salisbury
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1 week ago
“War Cemetery at Hermanville-sur-Mer”
2 weeks ago
“Not just another cemetery”
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Hermanville-sur-mer, France
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We went to visit my husband's brother's grave - he died on D-Day aged 19. A beautiful, peaceful place of rest, however it makes you think what a travesty war is - such a loss of young lives!it is easy to get to and has...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We have visited many WW1 and WW2 cemeteries and I am always finding something to exclaim about. Many of the buildings they have at cemeteries where you can sit or look up the records are pleasant enough. This one though is almost like a chapel...More

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Reviewed 4 August 2017 via mobile

Just in front of the church and the local cemetery you will find the way to the War Museum. Not so easy to find it but really worth it.

Thank Nuria M
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Reviewed 14 June 2017

We booked a hire car to pick up from Charles De Gaulle airport , it took us an hour to get from terminal 1 to terminal 2a we walked endlessly , as an 80 year old not good , car hire pick up must be...More

Thank sheila s
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Reviewed 1 November 2016

very moving experience, look up the records and visit the graves which have flowers placed on them every 6th June by local primary school children. Sometimes you have 2 graves together as they could not divide the bodies correctly, very sad but strangely uplifting to...More

Thank Chibrussels
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Reviewed 4 September 2016

Had a little difficulty locating the British Cemetery in Hermanville - would like better signage - worth the time hunting it down though.

Thank Dragonman1948
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Reviewed 29 October 2015

This is a quiet and immaculate kept war cemetery that is off the beaten track. it is well attended and is thought provoking. It was a place for contemplation for the people that died for our freedom. I came away emotional and moved . ....More

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Reviewed 26 October 2015 via mobile

A quiet and immaculate cemetery, inland from Sword beach. Very moving place to contemplate the young men who fought on our behalf

Thank Staffsmartin
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Reviewed 15 September 2015

We have just returned from 4 days in Normandy and having visited two British cemeteries (Hermanville and Bayeux) the quietness and serenity at both is unreal. It's as if the surrounding countryside & nature knows exactly what importance the graves have ....you hear nothing while...More

Thank PaulFe1
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Reviewed 24 August 2015

I visited what must have been the American war cemeteries as a teen and so on our visit with our children I wanted to find a British one. Much smaller than it's American counterparts, the British War Cemetery in Hermanville was equally moving. Tucked away...More

Thank RaeWilks
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