First World War mass grave discovered

Recently what is believed to be mass grave of up to 400 British and Australian soldiers has been found in Northern France.

Read more from BBC NEWS

The grave is near the site of the Battle of Fromelles, a action that was designed to distract German attention away from the Battle of the Somme in July 1916.

There are several memorials that refer to Fromelles, but these commemorate men who died fighting in the same area in May 1915, reminding us just how fiercely contested the same small pieces of land were throughout the course of the war.


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