Win one of three copies of 'World War I Battlefields, A Travel Guide to the Western Front'

Date published: 31 Oct 18

Bradt Guide: World War I Battlefields, A Travel Guide to the Western FrontIn this centenary year, what could be more important than to commemorate lives lost in Belgium and France 1914 – 1918? This month on 11 November, a hundred years ago, the Armistice was signed in a railway carriage in the Oise region – the Great War was over.

For everyone interested in this period of history, this compact book, from Bradt Travel Guides, is a wonderful introduction with insights into local transport and tours, museums, churches and cemeteries, as well as the actual locations themselves, which are shown on comprehensive maps.

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If you would like to win a copy, please add a comment below telling us which battlefield in France or Belgium you wish to visit and why.

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  • gloucestergirl
    about 3 hours ago
    I have only recently discovered that my great-uncle was killed aged 20 in April 1915 and that he is buried at Mazingarbe communal Cemetery Extension in France so I really want to visit his grave there. Plus, my husband's grandfather is buried at Lijssenthoek Military Cemetery in Belgium which we have visited before but are anxious to visit again. Also a visit to experience the Last Post ceremony at the Menin Gate, Ypres is a must!
  • grannydarkhair
    3 days ago
    It would have to be Loos. Although I was born in England, I've lived in Dundee for over 60 years. The 4th Battalion Black Watch only recruited from Dundee and Loos is known as "Dundee's darkest hour". 19 out of 20 officers were killed, and 230 out of 420 soldiers were killed or severely wounded. The Battalion basically ceased to exist as such and was temporarily merged with another Battalion. Dundee has a beautiful memorial on the top of The Law (extinct volcano/site of an iron age fort), and the beacon is lit every September 25th in remembrance. There is still great pride within Dundee for the Black Watch.
  • awacsnl
    3 days ago
    I would like to visit Ridge Wood military cemetery where my grandfather is buried also the Le Touret Memorial
    where another member of my family is remembered (his remains were never found).
    Thank you
  • gordonhamlett
    8 days ago
    I would love to explore the Mons area where a couple of relatives were killed
  • Teresa54
    8 days ago
    I'd like to visit Boulogne Eastern Cemetery where my Grandads brother is buried.
  • chrissie_2
    11 days ago
    I visited the Battlefields in 2014 and since then have been part of a research team in our little town of Southam. We have created a Centenery Archive for all our fallen soldiers and would love to go back and pinpoint their memorials, many never found, several on Thiepval, so would like to go back there.