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The Somme Battlefields’ Partner

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The Somme Battlefields’ PartnerThrough the Somme Battlefields Partners’ stamp of excellence, the Historial, Museum of the Great War contributes to the development of the east of the Somme by federating local businesses upon the topic of the Great War.

Somme Battlefields’ Partner: a Stamp of Excellence
Officially launched on 11 December 2007 by […]

The Pass’Musées 14-18

A strong partnership has developed between various Euro-regional museums and sites of remembrance from Ypres, in Belgium, to the Aisne, in France.

The Battle of The Somme

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The Battle of the SommeIn 1916, the French and the British decided to launch an offensive in the Somme in order to relieve the pressure on Verdun and break the German front

On 1 July 1916, their armies, relying in part on their colonial troops, launched the largest battle of the Great […]

A Brief Look of the Great War

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A Brief look at the Great WarThe major dates of the First World War :

1914
28 June: Archduke Franz Ferdinand, heir to the Austrian-Hungarian Empire is assassinated in Sarajevo.
28 July: Austria-Hungary declares war on Serbia
31 July: Jean Jaurès is assassinated in Paris
1 August: General mobilisation decreed in France and Germany
3 August: Germany […]