MEMORIALS and MONUMENTS
This page is dedicated to the memorials,monuments and any other means used to commemorate,memorialize past conflicts anywhere. It therefore encompasses both governmental and non-governmental,secular and ecclesiastical/religious derived and/or manifested artworks. Related subjects such as trophies of war as a subject in their own right as well as indirectly military museology are incorporated presently here as well.
Imperial War Museum: The National Inventory of War Memorials
A fine site that hopefully will eventually have on-line its holdings/information on Great Britain's war memorials/monuments.
The Commonwealth War Graves Commission
A very good site with an on-line db of 1.7 million + 1914-1945 armed forces' dead plus 60,000 civilian KIA due to enemy action covering 1939-1945.
Debt of Honour Register
This is the register referred to above produced and maintained by the Commonwealth War Graves Commission.
Deb ot Honour Register
If the above link is busy or you cannot connect try this one.
Friends of War Memorials
From Great Britain a recently formed society to protect and preserve war memorials of all kinds. Good links! Recommended!
DVA - Commemorations - War Graves
This is the official site of the Office of Australian War Graves which is also charged with maintaining many including many overseas war memorials/monuments.
American Battle Monuments Commission
A straightforward site of the official American Federal level body that does the equivalent to the Commonwealth War Graves Commission(with certain noteable exceptions).
Vietnam Veterans Memorials
A non-governmental site listing with active links memorials and monuments from around the world as well as the United States. Very useful starting point.
Volksbund Deutsche Kriegsgraeber fuersorge
The German equivalent to the Commonwealth War Graves Commission above.
Secretariat d'Etat aux Anciens Combattants
From France the French equivalent to the Commonwealth War Graves Commission above.
Canadian War Memorials Project
A new as of late fall of 1999 Canadian initiative to document individual Canadian war memorials and the persons commemorated on same. Admirable!
Harry Palmer Gallery
From Calgary,Alberta,Canada a wonderful site by a Canadian photographer's 1980's-1990's well over 100 photos of Canadian war memorials and monuments focussed on 1914-1945. The photos include many overseas items and are chronologically/geographically arranged. Highly recommended!
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