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BBC Series on Estonia

When giants fought in Estonia

In the first of a series of reports from Estonia, the BBC News website’s Patrick Jackson speaks to veterans who served on both sides in World War II.

German war graves outside Narva
German graves like these stretch out along the River Narva
A flick through an album of photos and prints of Old Narva reveals an architectural and cultural treasure trove on Estonia’s Russian border to rival Tallinn.
Fighting in 1944 mostly crushed it to dust, the war on the Eastern Front leaving its giant footprint on Estonia

Read the rest here: When Giants Fought in Estonia

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