The cemetery of German soldiers of the First World War in the village of Bartkiske

During the First World War, many soldiers of the German and Russian army died in the entire Zarasai District and Turmantas neighbourhood. A cemetery for fallen soldiers of the 88th Infantry Division of the German Imperial Army was established here, in the former village of Bartkiske. A surviving pink granite monument was dedicated to the division commander, Lieutenant General Wilhelm von Menges, and to the fallen soldiers of this division. The cemeteries were destroyed during the Soviet era. GPS: 55.690221, 26.450553

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