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Gazetteer of the Western Front: Bullecourt

Location Bullecourt is a village South East of Arras. Lat: 50° 11′ 32″ N Lon: 2° 55′ 42″E It was well behind the front line and in German hands from 1914. During late 1916 and…


Gazetteer of the Western Front: Hargicourt

Location Hargicourt is a village North West of Saint-Quentin in the Department of Aisne, France. Lat: 49° 57′ 41 ” N Lon: 3° 10′ 50 “E Background Hargicourt traces its roots back to the Middle…


Gazetteer of the Western Front: Borre

Location Borre is a village East of Hazebrouck in the Department of Nord, France. Lat: 50° 43′ 86” N Lon: 2° 25′ 07” E Background Never a large place, Borre had a population of about…


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Gazetteer of the Western Front: Wanquetin

Location Wanquetin is a village 7.5 miles west of Arras in the Department of Pas-de-Calais, France. Lat: 50° 16′ 36” N Lon: 2° 36′ 57” E Background A small rural village with a population in…


Gazetteer of the Western Front: Achicourt

Location Achicourt is village or small town in the Pas de Calais near the city of Arras. 50°16’24.4″N 2°45’27.5″E or 50.273430, 2.757638 History Developed alongside the small river Crinchon, the village had names in far…


Gazetteer of the Western Front: Lapugnoy

Location Lapugnoy is a town in the Department of Pas-de-Calais in the Hauts-de-France region of northern France. Lat: 50.31° N Lon: 2.32° E It is situated within the triangle between Bruay-la-Buissière, Béthune and Lillers and…


Gazetteer of the Western Front: Travecy

Location Travecy is a village south of Saint-Quentin Lat: 49° 41′ 19″ N (49.6886) Lon: 3° 21′ 36″ E (3.3600) Travecy is not shown on this map due it its scale but it lies just…


Review of “Victory on the Western Front”

Victory on the Western Front: the development of the British Army 1914-1918 by (Dr) Michael Senior published by Pen & Sword Military, 2016 ISBN 978 1 78340 065 2 Hardback. 209pp plus appendices, end notes,…


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Gazetteer of the Western Front: Cuinchy

Location Cuinchy is a village in the Department of Pas-de-Calais in the Hauts-de-France region of northern France. Lat: 50.31° N Lon: 2.45° E It is situated between Béthune and La Bassée and lies alongside the Canal…


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Gazetteer of the Western Front: Malassise Farm

Location Malasisse Farm stands south east of Epehy. Lat: 50° 0′ 0.68″ N Lon: 3° 8′ 49.19 “E It was the location of a key position in the British front line of March 1918. On…