Discussions on the propaganda, architecture and culture in the Third Reich.
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Depending on what you classify as a memorial, every German cemetary I've ever been to has a memorial listing all of the dead from that town, and when they died and where.
I've always wondered about compiling all that information into a database, as the limited amount I've compiled is interesting. The dead so far haven't correlated with Soviet advances, and barely with German ones. Many of the deaths are in places where no major fighting took place at the time.
Of course, my statistical sample is way too small to make any real conclusions. It's just that I expected to see more deaths during certain periods.
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Isn't there already an agency working in this area to produce a full listing of the war dead and their data..? I am sure I have read about it on the forum someplace! If I recall properly it's a special agency [for want of a better word] which collects this sort of data together to make a proper record and relatives can apply to find out information on missing persons MIA/KIA etc...