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Dantzig Alley British Cemetery & Private Cecil Carrick Wotton

A beautiful spring afternoon in Dantzig Alley British Cemetery.

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Friends of Surrey Infantry Museum Tour to the Somme, May 2016

Our land-vessel for three days.  The good ship Première docked safely outside the hotel in Arras.  She and Captain Dave served us proud.

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Travels on the Somme Part Nineteen – Amiens Cathedral

Amiens.  The River Somme flows peacefully through the city on its way to the sea.

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Travels on the Somme Part Eighteen – Pozières: The Tank Corps Memorial

Across the road from the site of Pozières windmill…

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Travels on the Somme Part Seventeen – Pozières Windmill

For centuries, a windmill stood here on the crest of the Pozières Ridge.

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Travels on the Somme Part Sixteen – Snapshots from the Road

A curiosity of a post, this one.  A series of random photos taken over the course of a few days, stitched together to take you on a trip up the D929 from Albert to Bapaume.  Exciting, eh?  Well, we’ll see.  … Continue reading

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Travels on the Somme Part Fifteen – La Boisselle: The Lochnagar Crater

The crater.

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