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.
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...
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
Visiting a few days after Dutch Liberation Day (Second World War), this was a beautiful but grim reminder of the consequences of war. It is heartwarming that ~ 70 years on and a few generations removed ~ the Dutch people honour their Canadian liberators as much as ever. Many of the grave markers have an epitaph chosen by family. I...