Shot At Dawn – May 2015

 

 

Hotel:  Best Western Plus Hôtel Alizé

 

Nice, modern hotel in a perfect location, right in the centre of Mouscron, just a stone's throw from the handful of bars and restaurants required for a decent night out.

 

Battlefield visits:

 

First Day - Poperinghe; town hall courtyard - the Death Cells and the scene of a number of British executions during the war. Poperinghe New Military Cemetery, Behind The Lines museum at Talbot House (Toc H); In Flanders Fields Museum in Ypres and the Menin Gate; the Ypres Ramparts and Ramparts Cemetery at the Lille Gate. Last Post Ceremony.

 

Second Day - St. Pol, northern France; the Somme and Thiepval; Becourt; Mailly-Maillet.

 

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