Attached are some more photos for the archive. I took these in the German cemetery at Thiaucourt. They are unusual as they are of French graves (with a German ) with very unusual headstones.

Actually, just below these is a small 1870 cemetery, and below that a WW2 mass grave surround by officers private headstones from WW1. It's quite a mixed up place.

Note that all the casualties seem to date from the same day and from the same regiment.

The normal German crosses can be seen in the cemetery behind these. The headstone of flat stone are Jewish.

French graves in the German cemetery at Thiaucourt in the north of the St. Mihiel Salient.

There are about 100 grave with this type of headstone, about 6 of them are French.

submitted on May 24, 2004 by David Heal

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