Military tourism

National necropolis of World War I prisoners of war

This necropolis, located on the D27, on the way to Haut-Clocher, contains the remains of some 13 000 persons who die as prisoners of war.

At the bottom of the main alley there is a monument “The Giant” (Le Géant), a work of the sculptor Fredy Stoll. This artist made this masterpiece during his captivity in the camp of Graffenwohr in Bavaria. Closed for repairs from February till September 2017. 

 

National necropolis of Marxberg (World War I &II)

Located on the D96, on the way to Buhl-Lorraine, next to the municipal cemetery, this necropolis is a little bigger than one hectare. It was created during the World War I, for the soldiers (French and German) who died during the Battle of Sarrebourg (August 1914) in the hospitals of the city.

Next, the necropolis was used to bury soldiers who died during the World War II (French, Polish, Yugoslavs, Bulgarian and Czech).

 

Other places or monuments remind both world conflicts: statue of General Mangin (native of Sarrebourg), commemorative tablet "Holocaust train " (train de la Mort), steles …

Schedule

Every day

Rates

Free

PRACTICAL INFORMATION

Military tourism
Office de tourisme
Place des Cordeliers
Sarrebourg

Coordonnées

Tél. +33 (0)3 87 03 11 82
Fax. +33 (0)3 87 07 13 93

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24 November 2017, 22 December 2017
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