Friedhof Wörgl, Waldfriedhof – Wörgl Cemetery, Tyrol – Austria


Friedhof Wörgl – Waldfriedhof – Wőrgl, Tyrol – Austria

Wörgl Cemetery

The cemetery in Wörgl, Friedhof Wörgl – Waldfriedhof, in Austria has some graves of World War Two.

Friedhof Wörgl – Waldfriedhof – Wőrgl, Tyrol – Austria
Friedhof Wörgl – Waldfriedhof – Wőrgl, Tyrol – Austria
Friedhof Wörgl – Waldfriedhof – Wőrgl, Tyrol – Austria

There is a reminder of the local names of people who lost their lives during the war with a special remark on General Major Josef Gangl. Josef “Sepp” Gangl and the German Wehrmacht helped French prominent prisoners and Eastern European forced laborer’s, together with the U.S. Army and Austrian Resistance to hold of Waffen-SS forces in the Battle for Itter Caste. The Waffen-SS units wanted to kill all the prisoners during the few last day of the Second World War.

Friedhof Wörgl – view on the war graves and memorial – Wőrgl, Tyrol – Austria
Friedhof Wörgl – memorial – Wőrgl, Tyrol – Austria
Text on General Mayor Josef Gangl – Friedhof Wörgl

Josef Gangl is seen by the Austrians as a hero and has a street named after him, next to the Wörgl cemetery.

Josef Gangl Street next to the cemetery – Wőrgl, Tyrol – Austria
Josef Gangl Street next to the cemetery – Wőrgl, Tyrol – Austria
Josef “Sepp” Gangl – courtesy stuttgarter-zeitun

Visit

The cemetery is free to visit during daytime hours.



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