Denmark - Grove War Cemetery - Karup - 3


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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The grave of two German soldier at Grove War Cemetery. They died just after the German invasion of Denmark in 1940. The invasion took place on the 9th of April 1940.

The grave of two German soldier at Grove War Cemetery. They died just after the German invasion of Denmark in 1940. The invasion took place on the 9th of April 1940.
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The grave of an semi-unknown German soldier and a known German refuge (a doctor) at Grove War Cemetery.

The grave of an semi-unknown German soldier and a known German refuge (a doctor) at Grove War Cemetery.
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The grave of an unknown and a known German refuge at Grove War Cemetery.

The grave of an unknown and a known German refuge at Grove War Cemetery.
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The grave of  two known German refuges at Grove War Cemetery. A male and a female.

The grave of  two known German refuges at Grove War Cemetery. A male and a female.
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The grave of two unknown German soldier at Grove War Cemetery.

The grave of two unknown German soldier 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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