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

Thursday, August 4, 2016

The Fascinating Champagne Region

Forget about the bubbly stuff, the Champagne holds an endless series of fascinating sites for the history enthusiast. 

Fort de la Pompelle, Defender of Reims

Restored Trenches at Massignes de Main

Memorial to 1917 Battles

U.S. Memorial, 1918 Battle of Blanc Mont Ridge

Navarin Farm Monument to Champagne Battles & Preserved Battlefield

Russian Cemetery & Memorial Chapel, Mourmelon-le-Grand

Soldiers Shot for Example in 1915, Suippes Memorial

Reims Cathedral, One of the World's Greatest Treasures
World War I Veteran

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