Thiepval, France

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The Battle of the Somme, Thiepval, France travel blog

The Battle of the Somme

A travel blog entry by zento

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... completely destroyed.  I don't think any of us really fathom the concept of absolute destruction. Nevertheless, the town of Thiepval was totally vanquished by the Germans during World War I.  The houses, although flattened by the bombs, had ...

1 July 1916, Thiepval, France travel blog

1 July 1916

A travel blog entry by scootergal


... took place on 1 July 1916 - battles with huge losses of lives for no gain. (Is there any gain in any war?) Thiepval, Beaumont-Hamel, Ulster Memorial, Warlencourt just to name a few. It's simply impossible to look out onto this gorgeous landscape, with ...

British Memorial to the Missing, Thiepval, France travel blog

British Memorial to the Missing

A travel blog entry by stevelegassick


Huge monument for the missing British and South African soldiers of ...

A Somme Experience, Thiepval, France travel blog

A Somme Experience

A travel blog entry by royle


We continued with the WW1 places of interest and today visited the Thiepval Memorial to the 72,000 missing in action from the Battle of the Somme. We also visited some British and Commonwealth graveyards to the WW1 war dead. Very harrowing and moving ...