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Memorial 1914-1918, cemetery of Cysoing
France

Here is a view of the monument to the fallen of World War of 1914-1918, in the heart of the cemetery of Cysoing.

The shot was taken in january 2014, in the middle of the afternoon. Panorama made in HDR version (enfuse).

Copyright: Franck Masschelein
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Uploaded: 24/01/2014
Updated: 11/09/2014
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Tags: memorial; monument; fallen; cemetery; graves; soldier; war; statue; cysoing; france; hdr; enfuse; sculpture
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