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Somme France - Thiepval Memorial and the Cemetery

The small cemetery in front of the memorial, contains 300 British and 300 French graves as a symbol of the united effort of the Allies on the Somme in 1916. The French graves have crosses while the British have white headstones. The graves are on the old German front line and the British attacked up the slope behind it.

 

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Peter Morrissey 2009