De Nacht Wacht
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... sway in the wind. There is an odd feeling of peace here. We turn a corner and sticking out of the hill is a bunker. One hundred years later it still stands crumbling on one side but mainly intact. Visitors have left poppies and thank you notes that poke out from inside the thin windows.
This place and most of the memorials from World War 1 in Flanders were not touched during World War 2. Our guide tells us there was an unspoken ...
... failure, with no supplies being diverted from the Somme.
The site is well known today for the efforts being made to find and identify those Australian and British soldiers killed behind enemy lines who were buried in mass graves by the Germans, as well as those in no-mans land who were not retrieved due to intense fighting.
The museum itself is very modern, encompassing the Pheasant Wood Cemetery as well as many interactive exhibits, meant to tell ...
... in random conversation, then discovered that she was the current Poet Lauriet for PEI. Dianne Hicks Morrow. Nothing like being thrown out of first class together to stimulate conversation! Could have kept talking to her for hours.
Arrived to find all the roads and pedestrian precincts close to the station under repair.
We'd been told that the "In Flanders Field" museum could take about 90 min. ...
... Surrey. On the very evening that Polish forces liberated Ypres the ceremony was resumed at the Menin Gate, in spite of the heavy fighting still going on in other parts of the town. Bullet marks can still be seen on the memorial from that time. After that spine tingling occasion we then went to the "de Trompet" a Restaurant for lovely Italian meals, fine champagne and Belgium beers. It has been a long time since breakfast ... So much to see and do and no time to ...
A few weeks before I left Canada for Belgium, I read a Globe and Mail article that discussed the issue of people forgetting the sacrifices made by WW I soldiers, since the veterans are no longer alive to tell their stories. For me, the deep emotional connection that I feel towards the second World War, thanks to the personal ...