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Location of the 1914-1918 Battlefields of the Western Front. Our map illustrates the battlefield sectors of the 1914-1918 Western Front. The line of battlefields ran through a wide variety of landscapes from its northern end in the dunes of the West Flanders Belgian coast to the frontier crossing at the village of Pfetterhouse on the Swiss-German (Alsace) border.
Oct 25, 2020 · Touring the Battlefields of Flanders Fields. October 25, 2020. November 3, 2020. When touring the Battlefields of Flanders Fields and northern France, using an experienced guide can make all the difference. Very soon after the guns fell silent on Flanders Fields and northern France in November 1918, visitors to the battlefields began arriving.
The Flanders Battlefield Tour (FBT) is a 4-hour tour that allows you to visit: 1) museums, 2) trenches, 3) underground bunkers, 4) field hospitals, 5) church crypt where Hitler was patched up after being wounded, 6) mine craters, 7) pill boxes, 8) cemeteries, etc. It's the best if this type of history is your interest.
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The battlefields of the Ypres Salient are located in the province of West-Vlaanderen (West Flanders) in the Westhoek region, the westernmost province of the Flemish-speaking region in Belgium. The Visitor Centre for Ypres (the city is known locally by its Flemish name of Ieper) can offer advice in English, Dutch, French and German, providing ...
Oct 12, 2019 · Yser (IJser) River & Canal (West Flanders, Belgium) Battlefield of the Yser, 16 October – 10 November 1914. The reclaimed, low-lying land at was deliberately flooded by the Belgians to halt the German advance here. The Ypres Salient (West Flanders, Belgium) Battlefields of The Ypres Salient from October 1914 – October 1918.
From West Flanders we jump across Belgium to the province of Luxembourg and overnight in bucolic Bastogne, epicenter of the storied Battle of the Bulge, the largest battle fought by U.S. soldiers in World War II and the 2nd largest in American history. Fortunately, there are still a number of existing sites to explore, such as the Patton bunker ...