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Harold Foster. Fought at Villers-Brettoneaux, died at the Battle of Le Hamel  
   

Harold Foster. Fought at Villers-Brettoneaux, died at the Battle of Le Hamel

I know we look too happy but this photos has a story. All morning the weather had been changing from sunny to cloudy every 15 seconds or so. When we first started taking photos we had sombre looks, but the pictures were coming out too dark during sunny periods, so eventually we decided to retake some of the darker photos whilst there was cloud cover, and by the end there were shouts of "Cloud cover in 5 seconds. Places everyone!" This was one of the last photos and by this time we were in hysterics.
The Somme - Normandie, Northern France

May 6th 2018
Wednesday, 25 April – ANZAC Day Centenary Dawn Service, Villers-Brettoneaux 1am is a horrible time to get up, but it was a necessary evil to make the dawn service. It was the big Centenary celebration – the 2nd biggest Aussie pilgrimage behind Gallipoli – and we’d been told that security would be tight and that if we aren’t in and seated by 4.45am, we would miss out. ... read more
Europe » France » Upper Normandy

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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