Volksbund Deutsche Kriegsgräberfürsorge

Julien, É. 2023

‘The Volksbund Deutsche Kriegsgräberfürsorge: A century of memory negotiations in Germany’, in A. Bazin, E. Hérbert, V. Rosoux & E. Sangar (eds) Memory Fragmentation from Below and Beyond the State: Uses of the Past in Conflict and Post-Conflict Settings, London: Routledge, 61-74.

Knischewski, G. 2008

‘An awkward sense of grief: German war remembrance and the role of the Volksbund Deutsche Kriegsgräberfürsorge’, in M. Reira & G. Schaffer (ed) The Lasting War: Society and Identity in Britain, France and Germany after 1945, Basingstoke: Palgrave Macmillan, 88-99.

Kolnberger, T. 2019

‘Friedhof, Heldenhain oder Totenburg? Der Volksbund Deutsche Kriegsgräberfürsorge und die Soldatenfriedhöfe Sandweiler und Clausen in Großhersogtum Luxembourg’, in S. Kmec, R. Philippart & A. Reuter (eds) Ewige Ruhe? Grabkulturen in Luxemburg und den Nachbarrregionen, Luxembourg : CapybaraBooks, 103-113.

Mosse, G. 1979

‘National cemeteries and national revival: the cult of the fallen soldier in Germany’, Journal of Contemporary History, 14, 1-20.

Schubert, J. 1995

‘Austrian-Hungarian military cemeteries from World War I, in Kraków and vicinity’, in O. Czerner & I. Juszkiewicz (eds) Cemetery Art, ICOMOS: Wrocław: ICOMOS, 143-174.


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