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Grave of Hedwig and August Trapp

Grave of Hedwig and August Trapp

While walking along the tombs at the Austro-Hungarian cemetery in Pula I came across the graves of Hedwig and August Trapp. They were the parents of Baron von Trapp who is the father of the Trapp Family featured in the movie ‘Sound of Music’. More…

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Austro-Hungarian naval cemetery in Pula

Austro-Hungarian naval cemetery in Pula, Croatia

On a research tour about my father’s life I also visited the cemetery of the Austro-Hungarian navy in Pula. The natural harbour of this city served as Austria’s main naval base until 1918. More…