Category Archives: Diksmuide

Houthulst Belgian Military Cemetery

The colours of autumn stain the trees of the Forest of Houthulst as the evening sun begins to set.

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The Belgian Sector Part Twelve – Diksmuide

Our tour ends in Diksmuide, where the new Yser Tower looks down on the remains of the old Yser Tower.  All will be revealed.

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The Belgian Sector Part Eleven – The Trench of Death

No, not the Trench of Death, but one of the many water channels that criss-cross this part of Flanders.  This photograph shows you how close to the surface the water table is around here, and why trenches had to be … Continue reading

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