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>All Saints Day reloaded – #606


Don’t see many war memorials in Germany.

Growing up in New Zealand, they were simply part of the cultural fabric of the country.

Understandably when you figure that New Zealand lost a larger proportion of its population in conflict than any other combatant nation in the first world war.

They used to say that the angel of death visited every family.

This is the memorial for the 87th Nassauan Regiment’s 3 campaigns (1809-15, 1870-71 and 1914-1918) on the Zitadelle

This entry was published on 8 November, 2008 at 12:00. It’s filed under Mainz and tagged . Bookmark the permalink. Follow any comments here with the RSS feed for this post.

One thought on “>All Saints Day reloaded – #606

  1. >Nice tribute. Thanks for sharing it with us.

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