Hotel Le Gayant
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- Free High-Speed Internet
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Free parking
- Pets allowed
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... 8217;s Grt, grt, grt Uncle William had been a stretcher bearer in the NZ regiment that saved the town. We walked around and found the memorial to the NZers who had distracted the Germans by creating lots of smoke and they launched a surprise attack by climbing up a ladder they constructed to get them up the wall. It was a hot day and everyone was tired.
We spent the afternoon in a big shopping mall buying some new clothes!
... uni guys again as well as see some new places - after all I'd been home for over 4 weeks by this point!! Ironically the weather in England at 5 in the morning was much warmer (about 9˚C) than it was in France for the whole day (about 5˚C).
After driving for just over an hour on the wrong side of the road and singing to Anastacia, ...
... German forces continually bombarded, such as the preserved no man's land between the old Vimy fronts. This strip divided the lines by only twenty-five metres, a short enough distance for soldiers to throw grenades from one trench to the other. Undetonated explosives remain buried all over the site. Visitors must stick to the marked paths and sheep cut the grass instead of lawn mowers, because the risk of spark or slice from a mower blade is too great to ...
... young men. As I walked in their footsteps through the now immaculate and pristine trenches, I could see in my mind the images of what those same trenches had looked like back then. Courageous, indeed! The rain necessitated a change in plans for lunch....horrors....McDonalds! Even the fact that this McDonalds also served beer did not improve the quality of the food..lol! The raid on Puys was part of the battle of Dieppe. The cliffs tower over the ...
... the lines at Bac St-Maur.
Sitting atop the low Aubers Ridge, Fromelles had always been a sleepy French Flanders village. Whilst considered a "nursery sector", below in the fields the British and opposing German forces had built up formidable defensive lines, which snaked across poorly drained flatlands.
British commander General Sir Douglas Haig, concerned that German reinforcements were ...