The Arras Memorial & Faubourg d’Amiens Cemetery

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Before we leave the city of Arras, it would be remiss of us not to pay our respects at the Arras Memorial. Continue reading

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Arras – The Resistance Memorial

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Night time in the Grand Place, Arras. Continue reading

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Arras War Memorial

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The inscription above the Poilu remembers the ‘Children of Arras, Dead in the Defense of Right’. Continue reading

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Arras – Heninel Communal Cemetery Extension

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Seven miles south east of Arras, and now just to the east of the A1 – the Autoroute du Nord – the village of Heninel was captured by the British on 12th April 1917, four days into the Battle of Arras. Continue reading

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Arras – The Battle of Arras Memorial & La Carrière Wellington

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If you follow the D917 south out of Arras towards Bapaume, you soon find yourself passing through the district of Ronville which, once upon a time, consisted of just a few houses clinging to the side of the road.  Today it is a sprawling suburb of the city, indistinguishable from so many other suburbs in so many other French cities. Continue reading

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Science Museum, London – Wounded: Conflict, Casualties and Care Exhibition 2016

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Tagged and blanketed. British and German wounded await evacuation. Continue reading

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Pozières British Cemetery & the Pozières Memorial

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Pozières British Cemetery, enclosed on three sides by the Pozières Memorial. Continue reading

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