Now all roads lead to France and heavy is the tread
Of the living; but the dead returning lightly dance.
Edward Thomas, Roads

Saturday, November 22, 2014

A Bestiary of the Western Front



Top Row: Twin Tigers at Indian Memorial, Neuve-Chapelle; Caribou, Newfoundland Memorial, Beaumont Hamel, Somme; Welsh Dragon, Mametz Wood, Somme

Middle Row: British Lion atop Menin Gate, Ypres; British Lion, Berks Cemetery Extension, Ploegsteert, Ypres Salient

Bottom Row: American Eagle, atop William Muir Russel (95th Aero Squadron) Memorial, Courville, Aisne/Marne Sector; American Eagle Sundial, U.S. St. Mihiel Cemetery; Stork, Georges Guynemer Monument, Poelcappelle, Ypres Salient

1 comment:

  1. Lovely collection with a sad purpose.... Thanks!

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