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VISIT: Basilique Notre-Dame de Brebières, Albert

This post on Notre Dame de Brebières in Albert is part of a series on the Great War sites of France and Belgium.    I have a confession: I’m not a traveller who suffers from Church Fatigue. I know that on trips to Germany or Italy, for example, many travellers have reported that the urgeContinue Reading “VISIT: Basilique Notre-Dame de Brebières, Albert”

Attraction Reviews Europe France Great War North Eastern France Places Reviews Travel

VISIT: Somme American Cemetery

The Somme American Cemetery lies close to Bony, near the Aisne. It is one of the largest collections of American burials in France. It has a memorial chapel and a monumental flagpole along with over 1800 burials, marked by white marble crosses and other religious symbols. In the chapel the names of the missing lineContinue Reading “VISIT: Somme American Cemetery”