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Carl Dycer Aug 17
All quiet at late this afternoon. Just us, the rain and a bit of birdsong. Thanks to the work and dedication of we can enjoy this extraordinary place.
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Film Research Today Aug 16
Merci to Staffordshire University from Hawthorn Crater’s translator Jeremy Page ⁦⁩ ⁦⁩ ⁦⁩ ⁦
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Tim Bell Aug 19
German dugout at Montauban in May 1918, following Spring Offensive. Still well appointed after they’d vacated on 1/7/1916. Their stay was shorter this time.
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Battlefield Tours Aug 17
Bradford Pals Memorial Serre . Behind it are the graves of the French soldiers killed at the same place one year earlier.
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Film Research Today Aug 17
An early walk up the crater on our last morning on ⁩. Lest we forget ⁦⁩ ⁦⁩ ⁦
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I like cats Aug 16
"Map of the horror of the . Each grid square is 250m squared; the number in blue is the amount of bodies found in each. One of them says 808. That’s over 3 bodies per meter squared."
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Tim Bell Aug 19
North side of Montauban Church & graveyard with German Infantry. Published in Strasbourg. In view of the limited damage, I’d guess at mid 1915.
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N L Collier Aug 12
12.08.1916 The Bavarians suffer terrible casualties on the as the French attack. The Braune Linie had already been flattened before today's bombardment & now French infantry have taken the northern end (map from Sheldon Fighting the Somme)
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N L Collier 23h
20.08.1916 Crown Prince Rupprecht of Bavaria (pic) argues strongly that Falkenhayn should be replaced, as the Army no longer has confidence in him due to , the &
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N L Collier Aug 13
13.08.1916 What's left of the Bavarians are still holding on near Maurepas on the . In RIR2, 8 men are all that remain of 1 1/2 platoons. The artillery is also suffering (pic from Sheldon, Fighting the Somme)
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Carl Dycer 20h
From Authuille Wood looking up towards Liepzig Salient. Fantastic last morning walk, with coffee and biscuits and on the . Brilliant few weeks here. I’ll be back for more. Being a Dorset boy, this is ‘my’ spot on the 1st July frontline.
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Film Research Today Aug 16
Meet our film and archaeology teams. Phil is an archaeologist from Germany who volunteered to join us in France finding out the secrets of Hawthorn Crater ⁦⁩ ⁦⁩ ⁦
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Film Research Today Aug 18
Staffordshire University Professor John Cassella discusses the secrets of with digital capture Associate Professor Fi Graham in France interdisciplinary fieldwork ‘ data processing will tell us the story
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Carl Dycer Aug 19
Don’t see too many of these in the soil nowadays. A shallow pan from where Schwaben Redoubt was on the . German quality I guess.
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Carl Dycer Aug 19
Right now on the . Walking across to Bernafay Wood. Perfect weather to do what we love.
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Carl Dycer Aug 13
Respect to these four chaps that all lost their lives 103 years ago to the day. All cared for by the here on the .
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WW1cemeteries.com Aug 20
Gordon Cemetery was made by men of the 2nd Gordon Highlanders who buried some of their dead of 1 July in what had been a support trench, together with two artillerymen who died 8 July and an unknown soldier. Total burials 102.
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Battlefield Tours Aug 19
Communal . As 1000's retreated to many had to stay. Here in the & fought side by side again on the Somme as they were beaten back south . Just under 200 men now stand easy here.
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Carl Dycer Aug 18
. We walked from Longueval, Trones Wood and Guillemont Road Cemetery where Lt. Asquith is buried, the son of the Prime Minster at that time. There are over 2,300 Commonwealth burials here.
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Carl Dycer Aug 18
This is what my wife does on our summer holiday while I study trench maps. She’s happy though.
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