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Commemorating the centenary of the 1914-1918 Great War, Travel Pics remembers.

Front Line

On the Western Front, during World War One, much of the war was spent in trenches.

Soldiers lived together day and night in these long, narrow ditches, dug into the earth.

Life in the Trenches:
The trenches defined the front lines and were held by infantry.

Deadly Trenches:
Death was a constant threat to those serving in the line.

Bayernwald German Trenches

This reconstructed section of original German trench system is located about 2km north of Wijtschate.

Access is by prior booking from the Heuvelland Tourist Office in Kemmel.

World War One Trenches - Bayernwald

1914-1918 Great War Centenary

American Battle Monuments Commission.
Armistice Signing in Compiegne.
Artstetten Castle in June.
British Cemetery at Messines Ridge.
Fort de Douaumont, Verdun.
German Bunker at Tyne Cot Cemetery.
Hill 60 Cratered Landscape.
Montsec American Monument.
Pozieres British Cemetery.
Saint-Mihiel American Cemetery.
Their Name Liveth For Evermore.
World War One Trenches.

Remembrance Sunday - Lest We Forget.

The German Army at Ypres - 1914

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