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The Ryvangen Memorial Grove is the largest Memorial park in Denmark that commemorates the Danish Resistance Fighter that were killed during World War II. Some of these Fighters were killed in action, others were executed by the Germans and others again died in German concentration camps. The park is located at an old military barracks. During World War II the Germans used the shooting ranges of these barracks as their main execution site in Denmark.  
  
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The beautiful memorial statue at Ryvangen Memorial Grove.

The beautiful memorial statue at Ryvangen Memorial Grove.
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A bronze cast of the original poles that Danish Freedom Fighters were tight to just before they were executed by the German forces at the shooting range at Ryvangen - today Ryvangen Memorial Grove.

A bronze cast of the original poles that Danish Freedom Fighters were tight to just before they were executed by the German forces at the shooting range at Ryvangen - today Ryvangen Memorial Grove.
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The entrance to Ryvangen Memorial Grove.

The entrance to Ryvangen Memorial Grove.
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A very special memorial stone commemorating three Danish soldier from the Danish Brigade (formed in Sweden during World War II) at Ryvangen Memorial Grove. These three soldiers were killed during a short battle with German soldiers on the day after the liberation of Denmark.

A very special memorial stone commemorating three Danish soldier from the Danish Brigade (formed in Sweden during World War II) at Ryvangen Memorial Grove. These three soldiers were killed during a short battle with German soldiers on the day after the liberation of Denmark.
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A small section of the memorial wall at Ryvangen Memorial Grove. The remains of these Feedom Fighters were never found.

A small section of the memorial wall at Ryvangen Memorial Grove. The remains of these Feedom Fighters were never found. 
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The section at Ryvangen Memorial Grove that holds the graves of those Danish Freedom Fighters where the remains were recovered after World War II.

The section at Ryvangen Memorial Grove that holds the graves of those Danish Freedom Fighters where the remains were recovered after World War II.
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