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Report - "WW1 Quarry" nr Paris, April 2009

Discussion in 'European and International Sites' started by Oxygen Thief, Apr 8, 2009.

  1. Oxygen Thief

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    Visited with Dweeb and Rug.

    After a fair walk through a forest we found what we were looking for, an old chalk quarry that was used (as far as we know) as a medical station in WW1.

    It wasn't very deep at all, but an amazing place regardless...

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    A soldier on a horse...

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    The chapel and memorials...

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    A soldier with his backpack and tools...

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    The bath...

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    Lavabo = washbasin / sink

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    An Egyptian influence...

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    A medal, not the Légion d'honneur as we first thought though, I'll try and find out what it is...

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    Looking back into the quarry...

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    Probably tasty at the time...

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    It's a WW1 Croix de Guerre
     

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