For Memorial Day

‘The Memorial Ceremony’ in der Wald der Erinnerung

             Bundespraesident Gauckand,Defence Minsier Dr. Ursula von der Leyen November 2014Der Bundespräsident Joachim Gauck, die Bundesministerin der Verteidigung  Dr.Ursula von der Leyen mit Generalleutnant Hans-Werner Fritz in “Wald der Erinnerung” in Potsdam, 15 Novemmber 2014 ©Bundeswehr/Hannemann

On 15 November, a day before the Memorial Day (Der Volkstrauertag) der Bundespräsident Joachim Gauckand, Defence Minister Dr. Ursula von der Leyen with several high-ranking Representative from die Bundeswehr visited the Wald der Erinnerung, ‘The Forest of Remembrance’ and laid a wreath on the Henning-von-Tresckow-Kaserne in Potsdam.

Der Wald der Erinnerung is a Memorial Place in the heart of an ancient Forest near Potsdam that honours the German Armed-Forces who lost their lives in Armed-conflicts, Tyrany, Battles and particularly in the recent years deployment missions as part of NATO and UN Peacekeeping Forces.


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