Category Archives: Bunkers

Zonnebeke War Memorial

Zonnebeke war memorial, next to the church, right in the centre of town.

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Inverness – Fort George

View from the Point Battery at Fort George, looking out on to the Moray Firth.

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A Return to Hill 60 – The Victoria Cross Actions of April 1915

‘Though poppies grow in Flanders fields’.  And the poppies are no myth, although this tranquil scene, looking west towards the spires of Ypres (Ieper) away on the horizon, would have been one of utter desolation for much of the Great … Continue reading

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The Bayernwald Trenches

In the fields just over three miles south, and a little west, of the Lille Gate in Ypres (Ieper), there’s a little cemetery called Croonaert Chapel Cemetery, named after a shrine that once stood on the road between Wytschaete and … Continue reading

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A Tour of Langemark Part Six- The Wilhelm Stellung & the 34th Division Memorial

The 34th Division memorial can be found about 500 yards north west of Langemark German War Cemetery.

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A Tour of Langemark Part Five – Langemark German Military Cemetery

On the northern outskirts of Langemark, this is one of only four German Great War cemeteries to be found today in Belgian Flanders.

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Lankhof Farm Demarcation Stone & Bunkers

The road leads north to Ypres (Ieper), less than two miles ahead of us, but, as with so many places in Flanders, if you keep your eyes peeled, there are things to see on the way.

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