Thiepval, France

Travel Blogs from Thiepval

Thiepval Travel Blogs (5)
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 ...

La route du souvenir, Thiepval, France travel blog

La route du souvenir

A travel blog entry by vagabond2014


Un mémorial ...

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 ...