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RIHA Journal 0162, Vancoillie

Fig. 01

A group of solitary graves near Geluveld on the Ypres front in 1915. It was soon clear that these graves would get lost unless they were moved to a concentration cemetery. (Photograph: collection Jan Vancoillie)

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Fig. 02

The cemetery for the Reserve-Feldartillerie-Regiment 54 at Molenhoek (Beselare). (Photograph: collection Jan Vancoillie)

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Fig. 03

A cemetery built according to the guidelines from 1917. Uniformity and simplicity are the key words. (Photograph: collection Jan Vancoillie)

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Fig. 04

Aerial photograph of the German cemetery at Reutelhoek (Beselare), showing plenty of shell-holes and even some trenches running through the cemetery. (Photograph: collection Jan Vancoillie)

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Fig. 05

German cemetery "Kriegerfriedhof Nr. 50 am Bahnhof Passendale-Moorslede" in 1930. The cemetery had been drawn up according to the views of architect Ritzen. (Photograph: collection Jan Vancoillie)

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Fig. 06

German cemetery at Zwaanhoek (Beselare) in the 1930's, drawn up according to the views of Fritz Schult: a lawn with simple wooden crosses. (Photograph: collection Jan Vancoillie)

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Fig. 07

German cemetery Menen in 2015: the graves are marked by tiles where up to 20 names are engraved. (Photograph: collection Jan Vancoillie)

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