It is the same story for the German cemetery, mostly from the First World War and a part for the Second. On the road there stood marks mentioning only the First World War. There are 1479 Germans that were killed in the Second World War in this cemetery.
Cernay was defended very well by the Germans. Only after a week of fighting on February 4, the Moroccans succeeded to liberate the town.

German cemetery in Cernay 1479 Germans who were killed in World War II are buried here Each cross marks the grave of a German soldier