TITLE

From trenches to triumphs

PUB. DATE
December 2013
SOURCE
Travel Weekly Australia;Dec2013 Supplement, p1
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article offers information on the sites in France wherein destruction was caused during First World War (1914-1918). It states that battle sites around Champagne in France provide deep understanding on the intensity of the fighting, and the beginning of trench warfare in northern France. It also talks about battlefield circuit in north and east of Reims and Champagne circuit in France, wherein monuments, ruins, cemeteries and ossuaries are built in memories of fighters.
ACCESSION #
93454698

 

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