Other Great War webpages
of the Somme - the battlefield today
The battlefield of the Vosges (France) - the battlefield today
The English Camp
Internment of 1,500 British sailor/soldiers of the Royal Naval
Division in Groningen - The Netherlands
during the First World War.
women) on French First World War monuments
photo serie shows us mourning widows and mothers holding their
beloved one, killed in the Great War. (Photographs made by Dutch
journalist/photographer Waldemar Ysebaert.)
- the greatest battle ever
The Battle of Verdun, which was fought in 1916 between France and Germany,
is said to be the largest in world history and caused over 700,000 casualties.
The Royal Naval Division - Sailors in the First World War trenches
Originally, this division was part of the Royal Navy, manned by sailors
and marines. Shortly after the outbreak of war, they were told they had
to become infantry-men. A search for traces of this division leads to
Antwerp, Gallipoli, the Somme, Arras, Passchendaele, to end in London.