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By Gilles Durand,Sonia Fuchez,Claire Habart

In April and will 1917, the village of Bullecourt, close to Arras, within the north of France, was once the scene of 1 of the largest bloodbaths of the 1st international warfare. the floor of the previous battlefield nonetheless keeps the our bodies of 1000s of lacking Australian, British and German soldiers...

The reminiscence of the lethal strive against may have remained buried besides have been it no longer for the efforts of a few schoolteachers who became interested within the ordeal of those infantrymen within the 1980s.

For greater than 3 a long time, Claude and Colette Durand have accrued dozens of debts of Australian veterans which now let us get a clearer photograph of the horror that was once the conflict of Bullecourt. within the method, they shaped an enduring bond with Australia concerning the sacrifice of those males who got here from the ends of the earth.

But the publication additionally indicates the hidden face of the commemorative occasions that mark the centenary of global struggle 1, because the reputable tributes masks a shadier truth.

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