Category Archives: Bunkers

Mont Kemmel – The Lettenberg Bunkers

Restored British bunkers on the slopes of the Kemmelberg.

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From Dickebusch Lake to St. Eloi Part Seven – The St. Eloi Craters

Look for the green gate, someone said.  That’ll be it, then. 

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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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