Denmark - Grove War Cemetery - Karup - 2


Grove Refuge & War Cemetery is located just west of Karup Airport. During World War II Luftwaffe created Grove/Gedhus airfields as one of the largest German World War II airfields in Denmark. This airfield is today known as Karup Airport and Karup Air Station. After the war the airfield were used as a refuge camp for German refuges. The Grove cemetery has both refugee and military graves. A similar cemetery - called Gedhus War Cemetery - is located just east of the airfield.         
 
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A sign at the German War Cemetery at Grove (Karup) telling that this cemetery houses the graves of 1119 refugees and 175 soldiers from World War II.

A sign at the German War Cemetery at Grove (Karup) telling that this cemetery houses the graves of 1119 refugees and 175 soldiers from World War II.
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The grave of an known German soldier and a known German refuge at Grove War Cemetery.

The grave of an known German soldier and a known German refuge at Grove War Cemetery.
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The graves of two German soldiers at Grove War Cemetery. Notice that one of them died as soon as February of 1942.

The graves of two German soldiers at Grove War Cemetery. Notice that one of them died as soon as February of 1942.
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Some of the many graves at Grove War Cemetery.

Some of the many graves at Grove War Cemetery.
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Some of the many graves at Grove War Cemetery.

Some of the many graves at Grove War Cemetery.
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An old sign outside the Grove War Cemetery.

An old sign outside the Grove War Cemetery.
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