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So Moving

Another site to visit to remember those who gave up so much to ensure our freedom. So very... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Murray A
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Bowen Island, Canada
Overlooked by the site of the famous Hawthorne Ridge mine explosion

One of the best known film sequences of WW1 is the explosion of the huge mine placed under the... read more

Reviewed May 31, 2018
Nicholas H
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London, United Kingdom
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3 weeks ago
“So Moving”
May 31, 2018
“Overlooked by the site of the famous Hawthorne Ridge mine explosion”
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80300 Beaumont-Hamel, France
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Another site to visit to remember those who gave up so much to ensure our freedom. So very emotional.

Thank Murray A
Reviewed May 31, 2018

One of the best known film sequences of WW1 is the explosion of the huge mine placed under the German trenches at Hawthorne Ridge. This beautiful little cemetery is in the valley overlooked by Hawthorne Ridge. It's kept immaculately by the Commonwealth War Graves Commission...More

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Reviewed May 1, 2018

We have all seen the photos of this event on the documentries, its a humble place and here lies the 197 men of which 82 are unknown, for here they lie now at peace.

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