Chateau Barly - Nord Pas de Calais - wonderful gardens, plus interior tours

Chateau Barly - Nord Pas de Calais - wonderful gardens, plus interior tours

Arras at night, Pas-de-Calais, France ( by Jonathan on 500px )

épinglé par ❃❀CM❁✿Arras at night, Pas-de-Calais, France ( by Jonathan on )

Canadian trench at Vimy Ridge #France #Remembranceday #Canada

One Man's Sacrifice: A Pilgrimage to Vimy Ridge

Arras, Nord-Pas-de-Calais http://www.pinterest.com/adisavoiaditrev/

Arras, Nord-Pas-de-Calais http://www.pinterest.com/adisavoiaditrev/

Hotel de Ville, Arras, France

Calais France, Heritage Site, Medieval Castle, Torres, Amazing Architecture, Viva La, Cathedrals, Frances O'connor, Palace

Château de Barly, près d'Arras, construit sous Louis XVI dans les années 1780.

Château de Barly, près d'Arras, construit sous Louis XVI dans les années 1780.

Elaborate entrance - L'Abbaye Saint-Vaast, Arras, France

Elaborate entrance - L'Abbaye Saint-Vaast, Arras, France

MINER'S QUATERS: WW1 tunnel beneath ARRAS, France.Nov. 1916. The New Zealand Tunneling Company consisted of 446 men from West Coast coal towns & goldmines of Waihi -Working around clock, they tunnelled through @ 90 metres of limestone daily, linking a series of medieval quarries or "bove", which would eventually conceal 24,000 troops. The Allied High Command hoped these battalions might take the Germans by surprise at the Battle of Arras on April 9,1917.

Legacy of the Kiwi tunnellers

For the men of the New Zealand Tunnelling Company, sightseeing was not a priority.

Wellington Quarry Memorial Wall to the engineers who carved its tunnels and the 100s of soldiers who hid in its depths before WW1 Battle of Arras Northern France

Wellington Quarry and the Battle of Arras

Wellington Quarry Memorial Wall to the engineers who carved its tunnels and the of soldiers who hid in its depths before Battle of Arras - Pas de Calais

Tunnels in Arras, France

Carriere Wellington Tunnels

Discover Carriere Wellington Tunnels in Arras, France: An underground city of ancient quarry tunnels hid thousands of Allied soldiers in WWI.

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