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World War I

Abri 320 in Verdun

Abri 320 – Underground shelter Douaumont – WWI

Abri 320, built in 1891, located at the foot of the Douaumont Ossuary – National Cemetery and used as a command post and underground shelter during WWI

Douaumont Ossuary - Cloitre

Douaumont Ossuary and Cemetery – Verdun – WWI

Douaumont Ossuary and National Cemetery were open on the site of the Battle of Verdun to receive the remains of 146,142 soldiers who died there during WWI

Sacred Way - Voie Sacree Memorial - - Frieze depicting Locomotive and workmen- Fireze depicting Locomotive and workmen

Sacred Way – Voie Sacree – Verdun – Meuse

The historic Sacred Way – Voie Sacree was the main communication road to the front and the logistics and strategic center of the Battle of Verdun during WWI

Monument aux Enfants de Verdun Morts pour la France

Verdun Citadel in Meuse – Lorraine – WWI

Citadel of Verdun, a major garrison town located near the German border, and the epicentre of the battle of 1916, one of the deadliest battles of WWI

traveling to the wwi battlefields from the uk - Thiepval Memorial to the Missing

Traveling to the WWI Battlefields from the UK

Traveling to the WWI Battlefields from the UK by means of sea and land is very easy as the area is served by regular ferry crossings and rail-road networks

Cerny-en-Laonnois German War Cemetery

Cerny-en-Laonnois German War Cemetery – WWI

The Cerny-en-Laonnois German War Cemetery was opened in 1925 by the Volksbund Deutsche Kriegsgräberfürsorge to bury the men who died on the Chemin des Dames

Cerny-en-Laonnois French War Cemetery and Memorial Chapel

Cerny-en-Laonnois French War Cemetery – WWI

The Cerny-en-Laonnois French War Cemetery was opened between 1919 and 1925 to bury the men who died during the Battle of the Chemin des Dames

Cerny-en-Laonnois Memorial Chapel

Cerny-en-Laonnois – Chemin des Dames – Aisne

The WWI Memorial Chapel of the Chemin des Dames, Lantern of the Dead and British Memorial Column were erected in the village Cerny-en-Laonnois in the Aisne

La Targette British Cemetery

La Targette British Cemetery – Neuville-Saint-Vaast

La Targette British Cemetery was opened in Neuville-Saint-Vaast to bury the soldiers who fell while attacking Vimy Ridge during the Battle of Arras in 1917

La Targette French cemetery

La Targette French cemetery – Neuville-Saint-Vaast

La Targette French war cemetery in Neuville-Saint-Vaast in Pas-de-Calais contains the remains of the soldiers killed in 1915 during the 2nd Battle of Artois

Neuville-Saint-Vaast German War Cemetery - Hanover Monument

Neuville-Saint-Vaast German War Cemetery

Neuville-Saint-Vaast German War Cemetery, is the largest WWI German cemetery in France and contains the remains of 44, 833 German soldiers killed in Artois

La Royere - Concrete trench

La Royere – viewpoint – Chemin des Dames

La Royere viewpoint on the Chemin des Dames, a place of remembrance commemorating La Malmaison victory and the French Colonial Troops’ bravery in 1917

Saint-Quentin National Necropolis

Saint-Quentin National Necropolis – French Military Cemetery

Saint-Quentin National Necropolis, a WWI French military cemetery where the soldats who fell during the fights of August 1914 and October 1918 are buried
Connaught Cemetery entrance

Connaught Cemetery – Commonwealth Cemetery – Thiepval

Connaught Cemetery, a Commonwealth Cemetery open in 1916 at the edge of Thiepval Wood where the British lines were positioned during the Battle of the Somme
Mill Road Cemetery - flat gravestones

Mill Road Cemetery – Commonwealth Cemetery – Thiepval

Mill Road Cemetery, a Commonwealth Cemetery open in 1917 to bury the soldiers who fell at Beaumont-Hamel and Thiepval during the Battle of the Somme
Poster for the Commemoration of the Centenary of the Bel-Air City

Commemoration of the Centenary of the Bel-Air City

Boulazac-Isle-Manoire commemorates the 100-year anniversary of the creation of the base and hospital of the American Army in its district of Bel-Air City

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