Download PDF by Gilles Durand,Sonia Fuchez,Claire Habart: BULLECOURT 1917 (Extended version): The Remenbrance of

By Gilles Durand,Sonia Fuchez,Claire Habart

In April and will 1917, the village of Bullecourt, close to Arras, within the north of France, used to be the scene of 1 of the largest bloodbaths of the 1st international warfare. the floor of the previous battlefield nonetheless keeps the our bodies of thousands of lacking Australian, British and German soldiers...

The reminiscence of the lethal wrestle might have remained buried besides have been it now not for the efforts of a few schoolteachers who got interested within the ordeal of those squaddies within the 1980s.

For greater than 3 a long time, Claude and Colette Durand have amassed dozens of money owed of Australian veterans which now let us get a clearer photo of the horror that used to be the conflict of Bullecourt. within the technique, they shaped an enduring bond with Australia concerning the sacrifice of those males who got here from the ends of the earth.

But the ebook additionally exhibits the hidden face of the commemorative occasions that mark the centenary of global battle 1, because the professional tributes masks a shadier truth.

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