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Cambligneul then and now

Cambligneul lies west of Souchez and the Vimy Ridge, near the village of Camblain-l’Abbé. The 2/3rd North Midland Field Ambulance’s war diary reports the visit of King George V. It had just been withdrawn into…

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Hénencourt then and now

This photograph of British troops passing through the Somme village of Hénencourt was taken by Second Leiutenant David McLellan on 26 March 1918, during the retreat in the face of the German offensive operation “Michael”….




A note for posterity: November 2019 site visitors

During November 2019 the Long, Long Trail welcomed a total of 59,267 unique visitors. Some came back for more, registering a total of 75,134 visits. Not bad for a hobby site! #lifeswork #labouroflove