German General at Brunssum War Cemetery
31 May 2012
A General of the German Army, who commands the Allied Joint
Force Command at Brunssum in the Netherlands, has praised a
memorial service at the Brunssum War Cemetery.
General Wolf Langheld, who joined the Bundeswehr more than forty
years ago, was invited to speak at the memorial service at the
cemetery on May 4th, the Dutch National Day of
letter to Ruud Scholten, who chairs the local group of
supporters of the cemetery, General Langheld said he was
overwhelmed by the number of local people, especially children, who
attended the ceremony.
Brunssum War Cemetery is near the German border in the south
east corner of the Netherlands. There are 328 British casualties of
the Second World War buried there.