World War I

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

Plateau de Californie - Sculpture by Haim Kern that was stolen

Plateau de Californie – Chemin des Dames

Plateau de Californie, one of the battlefields of the Chemin des Dames, was kept in its war state, planted with pines and turned into a Site of Remembrance

Saint-Quentin National Necropolis

October 23 2018

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

October 23 2018

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

October 23 2018

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
Your story of the Great War

November 8 2016

Your Story of the Great War – 1914-1918

Your story of the Great War is a compilation of the stories some of our readers sent us, the stories of their relatives who died on the battlefields of WWI

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