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Australian War Memorial - Villers Bretonneux  
   

Australian War Memorial - Villers Bretonneux

The Somme

April 16th 2015
Tuesday. Another warm and sunny day. Not a cloud in the sky. Today we went on a full-day guided tour of the Somme WWI battelfields. First we visited the Australian War Memorial near Villers-Bretonneux. It was being prepared for the Anzac Day service in a couple of weeks, and was looking very neat and tidy. We were able to climb to the top of the tower, for outstanding views of the surrounding coun ... read more
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French Flag Although ultimately a victor in World Wars I and II, France suffered extensive losses in its empire, wealth, manpower, and rank as a dominant nation-state. Nevertheless, France today is one of the most modern countries in the world and is a leader am... ... read more
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