The link below is to an article reporting on the effort of Germany to bury its WWII dead on the Eastern Front in Russia.
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Burying what is discovered in order to preserve it because it is too expensive to do otherwise – I can’t say I’m a fan of doing that. I understand the reasoning behind it, I do, but surely our history needs to be preserved in a manner that people who are outside the elite, rich, know, etc, can also have an opportunity to embrace and cherish it. Burying it again, it is pretty much gone forever and will not be able to be viewed again. I think it is a tragic loss.
Post your thoughts on the practice in the comments – would be interested to hear them.
The link below is to an article reporting on a shipwreck buried again for preservation in Australia.
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