Major & Mrs Holt's Battlefield Guide Book to Ypres Salient & Passchendaele 2012 Edition

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WHAT REVIEWERS SAID OF EARLIER EDITIONS

AMAZON REVIEWER MICHAEL BOOKER

'Don't go without it!

An absolute MUST for anyone visiting or wishing to learn more about the Salient - WOW!'

WESTERN FRONT ASSOCIATION BULLETIN

A guidebook the quality of which it would be difficult (if not impossible) to better.

THE OFFICER

Can there be two people who know more about First World War battlefields than Tonie and Valmai Holt?

There are over 250 coloured illustrations like these in the book.

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The Brooding Soldier The Brooding Soldier
This 35ft-high statue of a Canadian Soldier with bowed head and hands resting on arms reversed was described by the author and WW1 veteran Henry Williamson as 'the genius of Man rising out of stone'. It marks the spot where the Canadians withstood the gas attack of 22-24 April 1915 and lost 2,000 men.
Tyne Cot Cemetery/Grave of Jeffries, VC
Tyne Cot Cemetery / Grave of Jeffries, VC
With 11,871 graves this is the largest CWGC Cemetery in the world. Behind it is a Visitor Centre overlooking the battlefield.
 Household Cavalry Memorial, ZandvoordeHousehold Cavalry Memorial, Zandvoorde
This elegant obelisk marks the action of the Life Guards and Royal Horse Guards of 30 October 1914. It is on the site of the original grave of Lt Lord Charles Sackville Pelham Worsley, recently married brother-in-law of Lady Haig.
The preserved trenches, Sanctuary Wood
The preserved trenches, Sanctuary Wood

This is one of the most visited sites in the Salient. The family of Jacques Schier, the current owner, threw a fence around the battle-scarred area and built a museum beside the trenches and shattered trees.
Hellfire Corner Demarcation StoneHellfire Corner Demarcation Stone
This is one of many Demarcation Stones erected after the war by the Touring Clubs of Belgium and France to mark the furthest part of the German advance along the front line.
German Cemetery, LangemarckGerman Cemetery, Langemarck
The cemetery contains 44,292 burials, of which 25,000 are in a mass grave. It was visited by Adolf Hitler (who fought in the Salient) during his 1940 battlefield tour.
The Dressing Station, Essex FarmThe Dressing Station, Essex Farm Here Canadian Medical Officer Col John McCrae tended the wounded from the April 1915 gas attack and wrote his immortal poem, In Flanders Fields    Kruisstraat Craters
Kruisstraat Craters

Aerial view of these well-preserved, water-filled craters dating from the mines blown at the start of the Third Ypres battle. The mine tunnel was dug by 205th and 182nd Tunnelling Coys, who handed over to the 3rd Canadians and it was finished by 175th and 171st Tunnelling Coys .
 

 

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