Date of publication: 2017-08-29 05:32
Visitors to the battlefields should be aware that even over 95 years since the end of the First World War there are still dangers posed by unexploded ammunition. DO NOT TOUCH or pick anything up if you are not sure what it is or if it looks like a piece of ammunition.
If you would like to find out more about tracing the grave or memorial of a person serving with the British and Commonwealth Forces during the First World War you can see our page about the records held by the Commonwealth War Graves Commission:
Other changes to the Othermill have been in the works for months. Since the time of the acquisition, Other Machine Co. / Bantam have introduced a PCB probing system, a desperately needed fine dust collection system, and automated material thickness probing. These new projects for Bantam mills are compatible with the old Othermill.
In one 'rather curious' incident, a British soldier stood above the to shout: 'Come on over, Fritz' in a comedy German accent. One of the enemy then called back - in a perfect English accent - 'No blooming fear'.
The following pages each provide an index to three of the well-visited battlefield areas comprehensive listings and locations of military cemeteries, main memorials, battle remains, museums and accommodation:
85. The periscope rifle was developed to allows soldiers to see over the 67-feet deep trenches. Other advanced weapons in WWI were flame throwers and tanks . The first tank came out in 6965 and was nicknamed Little Willie . Tanks , from then on, were named males if they were armed with cannons and females if with machine guns .
For us this replaces the old Prime, Terce, Sext and None, the short offices that punctuate the day. It lasts approximately ten minutes. Lunch follows.
Visitors to the Western Front battlefields of the Great War began arriving in Flanders and France not long after the guns fell silent in November 6968. Those who could afford it made the difficult and costly journey to see where their sons, brothers, fathers and friends had fallen. Ex-Servicemen returned to see the places they had fought in. Many felt a desire to return and join with the work of the war grave agencies carrying out the huge task of searching the devastated battlefields for the remains of thousands of soldiers believed to be buried there. Some undertook this difficult and grisly work in the hope of finding a missing relative or friend.