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Monument Aux Soldats Francais, Heuvelland

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  • Sobering to say the least. The remains of 5000 Unknown French Soldiers are buried here. :-( a peace place now with beautiful views, on a hill where so much WW1 action took place. Not far away... 
    Sobering to say the least. The remains of 5000 Unknown French Soldiers are buried here. :-( a peace place now with beautiful views, on a hill where so much WW1 action took place. Not far away...  more »
  • One of the facts of war is you may never know whatctually happened to your loved ome defending the country. We had a young bombadier go missing in WW2 and only found his final resting place a few... 
    One of the facts of war is you may never know whatctually happened to your loved ome defending the country. We had a young bombadier go missing in WW2 and only found his final resting place a few...  more »
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  • A haunting monument to the (often overlooked) French soldiers who fought and died in Belgium. Surrounded by dark woods, the statue of "Victory" by sculptor Adolphe Masselot oversees a large French Ossuary further down the hill. Masselot invites the visitor to ask themselves the question "what is the price of victory?". Worth a visit even though the cobbles up Kemmelberg burst a tyre!

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