Chateau de la Motte Fenelon
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... themselves in this strategic position. In April 1917, Canadian soldiers were successful in taking and holding Vimy Ridge. Hill 145, where the monument is positioned, is the highest point along the ridge.
Further within the site, are the preserved trenches and tunnels from that time. From both sides. Paul went through the tunnels but I declined, knowing the limits of both my claustrophibia and imagination. Extensive ...
... cemeteries, small memorials, specific memorials, plaques. Some are attached to the local cemetery, others in the middle of ploughed fields. Some battles well known, others not, but the result is the same. Death.
All the memorials and cemeteries are well kept, with late flowering roses bringing life into the grounds. An apple tree, with its apples ...
Rained all night and looks like it wouldn't change during the day. First stop was the Newfoundland Park at Beaumont Hamel where I took a self guided tour around the battle site. Then stumbled on the NZ Memorial at Longueval before getting to Deville Wood where the South Africans have their memorial & museum. Then back to ...
... in her late 30s. The weekend that we saw her was when we told Isaac and Jess that Lois was pregnant with Rachel. Diana lives here on her own in a house she first bought as a holiday home. History crowds back on us again. Her commune, Hermies, is on the Hindenburg Line of fortified bunkers that the Germans fell back on after the disastrous battles of the Somme. This was where the majority of the men named on the Thirsk War Memorials were killed. We ...
... that soldiers suffered from foot rot and other ailments caused by standing endlessly in the mud and rain. We completed our tour with further exploration of the trenches. The boys that I accompanied were intrigued by an old mortars casing in one part of the trenches and expressed a desire to see trenches and tunnels that remained untouched. Many students were similarly amazed by the large craters that were left by both extensive bombing campaigns and the creation of defensive ...