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Ghent
World War II


  • Commonwealth War Graves
  • Address:
    • Francisco Ferrerlaan
    • 9000
    • Gent
  •  
  • War Museum 11 November
  • This small museum, in the village of Nazareth (a few miles south-west of Ghent) shows the impact of WWI and WWII in the local area, with photos, artefacts and stories.
  • Address:
    • Drapstraat 16
    • 9810
    • Nazareth
  •   Telephone+32 (0) 9 380 30 35
  • War Memorial Drongen
  • An evocative memorial to the people of Drongen, a village just west of Ghent, who died in the two world wars.
  • Address:
    • Drongenplein
    • 9031 Drongen
    • Gent
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