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La Coupole Bunker Saint Omer

There are three key sites dedicated to what are called Vengeance weapons (V1, V2 and V3) in and around Saint Omer in northern France: the …

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Blockhaus Eperlecques Saint Omer

Saint Omer is a quintessential northern French rural town.  With its broad market square presided over by the charming Hotel de Ville and a clutter …

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Mimoyecques Museum northern France

In the peaceful French countryside of northern France, there are many reminders of the region’s history, particularly during the two World Wars of the 20th …

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Agincourt 2015

The Centre Historique Medieval at Agincourt has a packed programme of fun events for 2015, the 600th anniversary of the famous and bloody battle of …

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Notre Dame de Lorette memorial

Arras is a beautiful old town with Flemish style buildings, imposing squares, great shops, quirky cafes and there is lots to do and see. Many …

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Oradour-sur-Glane France, Lest we forget

I visited Oradour-sur-Glane in the Limousin region many years ago. The town is known as the village of the martyrs, a sad memorial to it’s …

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Things to see in Mons Belgium

Mons in Belgium is known for its ‘First and the Last‘ reputation attained during World War One. It is the town on the Frontline where …

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The First and Last shots of WW1 in Europe, Mons Belgium

The small city of Mons on the France-Belgium border is special in many ways. It’s the cultural capital of Wallonia, boasting a wealth of ancient …

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Hike through history in Wattwiller France

Deep in the forest of Wattwiller, Alsace, France, famous for the mineral water that flows there, Susie Woodhams discovers an extraordinary history lesson… We climbed …

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Behind the Lines in Montreuil-sur-Mer

August 2014 marked the centenary of the outbreak of the Great War. The world’s most intense trench warfare and loss of life took place between …

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