World War I Battlefields: A Travel Guide to the Western Front: Sites, Museums, Memorials

World War I Battlefields: A Travel Guide to the Western Front: Sites, Museums, Memorials

by John Ruler, Emma Thomson

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781784770891
Publisher: Bradt Publications UK
Publication date: 02/07/2018
Edition description: Second edition
Pages: 104
Sales rank: 877,623
Product dimensions: 5.30(w) x 8.30(h) x 0.20(d)

About the Author

John Ruler is a member of the British Guild of Travel Writers and the Outdoor Writers Guild. He is a Nord-Pas-de-Calais specialist and writes about the area frequently for monthly magazines.

Emma Thomson is an award-winning travel writer and a member of the British Guild of Travel Writers. She writes for international magazines, newspapers and guidebook publishers (online and print) and was shortlisted for the Young Travel Writer of the Year at the British Travel Press Awards. She lives in Aalst, Belgium.

Table of Contents

Introduction Acknowledgements
PART ONE GENERAL INFORMATION Chapter 1 World War I Timeline Chapter 2 Practical Information Getting there and away, Getting around, Tourist information, Battlefield tours
PART TWO BELGIUMChapter 3 Ypres and the Ypres Salient Ypres (Ieper), The Ypres Salient, ZonnebekeChapter 4 Poperinge and HeuvellandPoperinge, Heuvelland, Messines (Mesen)Chapter 5 Diksmuide, Veurne and NieuwpoortDiksmuide, Veurne, NieuwpoortChapter 6 MonsMons
PART THREE FRANCEChapter 7 Le Nord and Lille Lille, Seclin, Armentières, Fromelles, Cambrai, Ors, Le Quesnoy, Maubeuge/FeigniesChapter 8 Pas-de-Calais: Arras, Lens and the PortsArras, Around Arras, Around Lens, Escalles, Boulogne-sur-Mer, Étaples-sur-Mer, Montreuil-sur-MerChapter 9 The SommeBattlefield tours, Amiens, Péronne, Around Péronne, Albert, Around Albert, Doullens, CantignyChapter 10 AisneLaon, Chemin des Dames, Soissons, Saint-Quentin, Château-ThierryChapter 11 Marne, Champagne and VerdunMeaux, Reims, Verdun
Further informationGlossaryIndex

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