Bretteville-sur-Laize Canadian War Cemetery, Cintheaux

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The Bretteville-sur-Laize Canadian War Cemetery is a war cemetery containing predominantly Canadian soldiers killed during the later stages of the Battle of Normandy in the Second World War. It is located close to the village of Cintheaux and named after Bretteville-sur-Laize in the Calvados department, between Caen and Falaise in lower Normandy.

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  • 26/06/19 We found your place of rest with the help of a lovely French gardener. So peaceful and so humbling thank you our French friends for keeping everything beautiful. My dad is 95 and this visit....  more »
  • The cemetery was so meticulously groomed. The flowers that adorned the monuments were lovely. There were very few people the day we visited, so it was extremely peaceful and birds were singing. It....  more »
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  • RESPECT TO YOU ALL WHO GAVE US A LIFE THANK YOU
  • Beautiful place to visit, a friends great uncle is buried here and being able to find his grave moved her to tears. It’s so important to remember the men an women who fought for us. Beautiful flowers everywhere with happy bees pollenating them shows how nature continues without us.

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