These Archaeologists Have Recovered The Remains Of 15,000 Soldiers From The Battlefields Of Europe

Image: Jonny Bay via War History Online

It’s the summer of 2018, and a team of volunteer archaeologists walk through the dense, isolated woods of Courland – a region in the west of the Baltic republic of Latvia. But these men seek something far more macabre than the tranquillity of the wilderness. This terrain, after all, was once the scene of ferocious fighting in both the First and Second World Wars.