Picture and text by Mark R. Hatlie
This picture was taken on 25 March, 2006 in the main city cemetery at Karlsruhe.
|The marker stands near the memorial to German refugees of 1945 and the victims of World War Two Allies bombings, both visible in the background of the photo.|
|It reads, "For our dead / Baden Grenadier Battalion Meiningen / Ist Bat 14 Inf Regt.". Baden is the historical territory of which Karlsruhe is the traditional capital. Meiningen is a city in Thueringen, quite far away. Perhaps it was the last name of the commander.|