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Part V : Deaths of prisoners of war - Art. 76.
    Art. 76. The wills of prisoners of war shall be received and drawn up under the same conditions as for soldiers of the national armed forces.
    The same rules shall be followed as regards the documents relative to the certification of the death.
    The belligerents shall ensure that prisoners of war who have died in captivity are honourably buried, and that the graves bear the necessary indications and are treated with respect and suitably maintained.


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