Rendez-vous at The Crouée cemetery in Souain-Perthes-lès-Hurlus

  • The Crouée cemetery

    The Crouée cemetery

    © Jacques Philippot, région Champagne-Ardenne


    The Crouée cemetery is the largest necropolis in the Marne department. It contains over 30,000 bodies on approximately 60,000 sq.m. of land.

    The French military cemetery lies on a hillside and faces the village which adjoins it to the south. The German military cemetery, on the other hand, is situated on the top of the hill and contains 13,786 bodies, with 11,722 in ossuaries.

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