Minotel Le Grand Cerf

Address: 46, rue Saint Jacques, Douai, Nord-Pas-de-Calais, FR - 59500, France | Hotel
 
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This hotel, located on 46, rue Saint Jacques, Douai, is near Centre Historique Minier and Le Terroir.
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      Travel Blogs from Douai

      Vimy Ridge and the remaining Caribou

      A travel blog entry by pwhalen on Oct 18, 2014

      9 photos

      ... sacrifice. Facing the Douai Plain, is a single sculpture of a sorrowing woman, portraying Canada as a young nation mourning its dead. Inscribed on the walls of the monument are the names of the Canadian soldiers who died with no known grave.



















      In 1914, the Germans had advanced as far as the ridgeline known as Vimy Ridge, and thereafter dug in ...

      Lyn's soldiers

      A travel blog entry by pwhalen on Oct 17, 2014

      4 photos

      ... among the graves.

      Dernacourt, Jeancourt, Grevilles. Each cemetery has its own register, for those buried and those whose names are inscribed on the memorial. We recorded our visit and the soldier searched for on Lyn's behalf. Initially I was doing a friend a favour and out of curiosity, but it soon became personal to locate each and every one.



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      Arras

      A travel blog entry by marywarner on Oct 09, 2014

      1 photo

      The sun came out and we found a nice campsite within cycling distance of the small town of Peronne beside the river Somme river. We visited the Canadian war memorial and the WW1 battlefield where you could walk in the original trenches from the war. It was a very moving ...

      Vimy Ridge

      A travel blog entry by onourway on Aug 29, 2013

      2 comments, 8 photos

      ... sections of the trenches. The viewing platform from which the lookout could survey the front still exists. As does the munition in the German trench. We re-learned some elementary school war history about trench warfare, strategy and tactics. Then we were led through 250 metres of restored Allied communications tunnels located fifty to one hundred metres behind the frontline. During the First World War the communication teams, runners and battle leaders lived ...

      Battlefield Visit

      A travel blog entry by lynnkonieczko on Jun 30, 2013

      10 photos

      ... thinking that the last time it was there with him it was in the midst of so much death and destruction.



      We left the fields a short while later in warm sunshine just after midday…97 years ago at exactly the same time and the same day there were many men who would never have the chance to leave.

      …there’s some corner of a foreign field that is forever England.

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