Rudyard Kipling called the cemeteries of the Great War ‘Silent Cities’, these vast cities of stone where the dead of that conflict lay. What is the background and history of these cemeteries, what happened to them in WW2, and what is their meaning to us today?
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An example of the WW1 cemeteries in WW2 images posted on Twitter by Andrew Thornton.