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... during the war. They were required to capture and hold Pozieres, located on a ridge in a commanding strategic position. They were able to take the town, however on 22/23 July they were subject to German counter attacks and bombing, many of the soldiers were killed and were finally relieved by a reserve army on 7th August. It is during these battles that Australia (apart from Gallipoli) would play a major role in stopping the Germans, allowing for the final offensive which ...
Compiegne to Amiens
After a restful night's sleep, we were on the road about 10am, headed for Compiegne. At first, the day was overcast and foggy, but, by lunchtime, the sun had emerged, even though the day remained quite cold.
We had an easy drive to Compiegne, where we spent some time exploring the roads of the forest (which was lovely – many of the trees retained the last ...
This is south of Le Touquet Plage! En route yesterday we lunched at Fort Mahon Plage, a huge aire with free water and vid angle facilities but the whole place seemed closed, a ghost town almost! Moved on the Stella Plage, finding our first Beaujolais Nouveau, superb even! Honore Lavigne selected for a gold medal by Jean Luc Pouteau ( described on the ...
Ended up here agin after inspecting two other aires, both OK but a bit dirty underfoot and one had to pay. Le Hourdel is free and this time we managed to park on the edge of the beach with clear views across Le Baie du Somme. Excellent walks and this morning lucky to observe a couple of seals swimming in close with the high tide, absolutely brilliant nothing like seeing seals in the wild. No photos as they move too quickly for our ...
... to drive on the other side of the road. Makes you really think about! We were going to drive along the coast to Boulogne, but the weather wasn't very nice so we decided to head down near Paris instead. We drove through lots of cute little French country towns, where the houses all had matching terracotta roofs. We drove past fields of the beautiful yellow flowers we'd seen in England, later finding out that ...
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