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Cmentarz wojenny przy drodze do Krasienic Rzeplin

War Cemetery in Rzeplin at the road to Krasienice

Cmentarz, Rzeplin
przy drodze do Krasienic, 32-043 Rzeplin Tourist region: Jura Krakowsko- Częstochowska
The cemetery with a monument in a form of a small chapel. The graves topped with concrete crosses are located around the chapel.
The exact number of the fallen soldiers buried on each of these cemeteries is unknown; it is only known that the total of the soldiers buried there is 583 Austro-Hungarian and 461 Russian soldiers.The vicinity of Rzeplin was one of the key positions of the Austro-Hungarian defence. Battles against the elite Guard Divisions of the tsarist army, including many bayonet clashes, were fought there November 16–18, 1914. Every farmstead in the village, which had not been burnt down or bombed by the artillery, was the object of fighting.

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