Timmendorfer Strand

Wall with commemorative plaques and cross
Wall with commemorative plaques and cross

The plot with the remains of the catastrophe victims is located on the left-hand side of the main alley, opposite the cemetery chapel. A stone wall was erected there with a wooden cross and two plaques with an inscription in German:

IN MEMORY OF THOSE WHO DIED

TO FUTURE GENERATIONS

AS AN ETERNAL

WARNING

 

HERE LIE

810 POLITICIAL

PRISONERS

OF 16 NATIONALITIES

WHO FOUND DEATH

IN THE BAY

OF LÜBECK

ONBOARD CAP ARKONA

ON

3 MAY 1945

[translated from Polish]

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  • Commemorative plaques at the war cemetery

    Commemorative plaques at the war cemetery

  • Commemorative plaques at the war cemetery

    Commemorative plaques at the war cemetery