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Red Baron Type DR 1 Fokker Tri Plane
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German Fokker DR1 Classic Model Kit The Red Baron German Triplane 132 scale
German Fokker DR1 Classic Model Kit The Red Baron German Triplane 132 scale
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1 72 Hasegawa f 104 Starfighter Red Baron
1 72 Hasegawa f 104 Starfighter Red Baron
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Fokker DrI Triplane Richthofen Red Baron Goring 1 72 Roden model kit 010
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DML 148 Fokker Dr1 with 1 12th Red Baron bust
DML 148 Fokker Dr1 with 1 12th Red Baron bust
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Vintage 1968 AURORA RED BARON MODEL KIT Print Ad
Vintage 1968 AURORA RED BARON MODEL KIT Print Ad
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Fokker DrI Triplane Red Baron Richthofen Udet 1 32 model kit Roden 0601
Fokker DrI Triplane Red Baron Richthofen Udet 1 32 model kit Roden 0601
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1 12 RED BARON MONOGRAM
1 12 RED BARON MONOGRAM
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Vintage WWI German Fokker DR1 Triplane Red Baron Plane
Vintage WWI German Fokker DR1 Triplane Red Baron Plane
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High Planes Red Baron Mustang Rare Bear Smirnoff Bearcats Group
High Planes Red Baron Mustang Rare Bear Smirnoff Bearcats Group
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Revell Germany Fokker DR 1 Red Baron Tri Plane 128 Scale Kit
Revell Germany Fokker DR 1 Red Baron Tri Plane 128 Scale Kit
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VINTAGE 1971 MATTEL MONOGRAM RED BARON FOKKER TRIPLANE AIRPLANE SNOOPY MODEL
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FOKKER DR1 TRIPLANE RED BARON NICE BUILT REVELL 1 28
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IN AIR E Z BUILD GERMAN FOKKER DR1 RED BARON PLASTIC WORLD WAR 1 MODEL KIT
IN AIR E Z BUILD GERMAN FOKKER DR1 RED BARON PLASTIC WORLD WAR 1 MODEL KIT
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Red Baron N104rb F104 1 72 Lockheed Model Airplane
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The RED BARON Tri plane Fokker Dr I model Manfred Von Richthofen
The RED BARON Tri plane Fokker Dr I model Manfred Von Richthofen
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red baron model kit limited edition
red baron model kit limited edition
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German Fokker DR1 Classic Model Kit The Red Baron German Triplane 132 scale
German Fokker DR1 Classic Model Kit The Red Baron German Triplane 132 scale
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Fokker Von Richthofen RED BARON Triplane WW1 1 28 scale skill 3 Revell kit4744
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LK Vintage Built 1 72 World War 1 Model Airplane Red Baron D5 LK
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The RED BARON Tri plane Fokker Dr I model Manfred Von Richthofen
The RED BARON Tri plane Fokker Dr I model Manfred Von Richthofen
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ESCI Red Baron Flying Circus 6 WWII Plane 1 72 Plastic Model Kit 9025 Italy
ESCI Red Baron Flying Circus 6 WWII Plane 1 72 Plastic Model Kit 9025 Italy
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Hand Made Home Made Red Baron Metal Model Air Plane
Hand Made Home Made Red Baron Metal Model Air Plane
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1 72 Esci Red Baron Flying Circus with RevAG Fokker Dr1 Triplane kit NMIB
1 72 Esci Red Baron Flying Circus with RevAG Fokker Dr1 Triplane kit NMIB
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1 72 High Planes Kits Reno Air Racer Mustang Red Baron HPR72012
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ESCI 172 Red Baron F 104 9037
ESCI 172 Red Baron F 104 9037
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VINTAGE 1968 MONOGRAM BIG RED BARON MODEL KIT 112 SCALE COMPLETE RARE
VINTAGE 1968 MONOGRAM BIG RED BARON MODEL KIT 112 SCALE COMPLETE RARE
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 German Fokker DR I WW I Red Baron Scale 120 Schreiber Bogen Germany
German Fokker DR I WW I Red Baron Scale 120 Schreiber Bogen Germany
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HOBBY CRAFT GERMAN RED BARON DR1 TRIPLANE 1 28 SCALE
HOBBY CRAFT GERMAN RED BARON DR1 TRIPLANE 1 28 SCALE
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Aztec Decals 1 72 THE RED BARON FLYING CIRCUS
Aztec Decals 1 72 THE RED BARON FLYING CIRCUS
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Tom Daniels Red Baron Limited Edition 1 of 12500 Tin Special Issue
Tom Daniels Red Baron Limited Edition 1 of 12500 Tin Special Issue
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German Fokker DR1 Classic Model Kit The Red Baron German Triplane 132 New
German Fokker DR1 Classic Model Kit The Red Baron German Triplane 132 New
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German Fokker DR1 Classic Model Kit The Red Baron German Triplane 132 New
German Fokker DR1 Classic Model Kit The Red Baron German Triplane 132 New
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Red Baron Frozen Pizza Nascar Model Decals  Ken Schrader
Red Baron Frozen Pizza Nascar Model Decals Ken Schrader
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Aztec Decals 1 48 THE RED BARON FLYING CIRCUS The Great War
Aztec Decals 1 48 THE RED BARON FLYING CIRCUS The Great War
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NASCAR DECAL 90 RED BARON 1987 FORD THUNDERBIRD KEN SCHRADER
NASCAR DECAL 90 RED BARON 1987 FORD THUNDERBIRD KEN SCHRADER
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Fokker Triplane of the Red Baron INCREDIBLE DETAIL Authentic Models AP010
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Aurora Red Baron airplane 1950s ad 1958 orginal vintage retro print of toy set
Aurora Red Baron airplane 1950s ad 1958 orginal vintage retro print of toy set
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MONOGRAM RED BARON HOT ROD CAR BOX AND INSTRUCTIONS ONLY
MONOGRAM RED BARON HOT ROD CAR BOX AND INSTRUCTIONS ONLY
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HCB The Red Baron by Nicolas Wright
HCB The Red Baron by Nicolas Wright
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VINTAGE MONOGRAM RED BARON 125 BUILT RESTORATION PARTS
VINTAGE MONOGRAM RED BARON 125 BUILT RESTORATION PARTS
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Special Hasegawa 1 72 F 104 Starfighter RED BARON Cartograf decals 00856
Special Hasegawa 1 72 F 104 Starfighter RED BARON Cartograf decals 00856
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90 Ken Schrader 1987 Red Baron Pizza Ford Thunderbird NASCAR Decal
90 Ken Schrader 1987 Red Baron Pizza Ford Thunderbird NASCAR Decal
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Advent WWI Model Fokker Dr One Triplane Model Red Baron 1 28 Scale
Advent WWI Model Fokker Dr One Triplane Model Red Baron 1 28 Scale
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REVELL 1 72 FOKKER D1 TRIPLANE NEW TOOL DECALS FOR RICHTOVEN THE RED BARON
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90 Ken Schrader 1986 Red Baron Pizza Ford Thunderbird NASCAR Decal
90 Ken Schrader 1986 Red Baron Pizza Ford Thunderbird NASCAR Decal
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1917 Fokker Dr1 Triplane Metal Desk Top Model 12 Red Baron Fighter Aircraft
1917 Fokker Dr1 Triplane Metal Desk Top Model 12 Red Baron Fighter Aircraft
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TOM DANIELS Red Baron Bad Medicine and TRANTULA 1 18th Scale 1960s Gassers RARE
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CLASSIC AIRPLANE GERMAN FOKKER DV II  RED BARON DR I MODEL KIT
CLASSIC AIRPLANE GERMAN FOKKER DV II RED BARON DR I MODEL KIT
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ESCI 172 Red Baron Flying Circus Model Kit 9025
ESCI 172 Red Baron Flying Circus Model Kit 9025
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GUILLOWS Vintage Decal Sheet Discontinued Kit Red Baron PERFECT CONDITION
GUILLOWS Vintage Decal Sheet Discontinued Kit Red Baron PERFECT CONDITION
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REVELL RED BARON FOKKER DR I PLASTIC MODEL KIT NEW 1 28
REVELL RED BARON FOKKER DR I PLASTIC MODEL KIT NEW 1 28
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Fokker Dr1 Red Baron 1 23 Desktop Model Aircraft
Fokker Dr1 Red Baron 1 23 Desktop Model Aircraft
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World World One Fokker DR1 Red Baron 1 72 Scale Revell 1984 Sealed
World World One Fokker DR1 Red Baron 1 72 Scale Revell 1984 Sealed
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Hasegawa 148 F 104 Starfighter Red Baron Model Kit 09749
Hasegawa 148 F 104 Starfighter Red Baron Model Kit 09749
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Revell 128 Fokker DrI Richthofen Red Baron Plane Model Kit Set 04744
Revell 128 Fokker DrI Richthofen Red Baron Plane Model Kit Set 04744
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VINTAGE FOLKER DR 1 TRIPLEPLANE  RED BARON
VINTAGE FOLKER DR 1 TRIPLEPLANE RED BARON
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Red Baron Triplane Kite
Red Baron Triplane Kite
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Monogram Red Baron Show Rod powered by Mercedes Benz aircraft sealed kit  2704
Monogram Red Baron Show Rod powered by Mercedes Benz aircraft sealed kit 2704
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Fokker DR 1 Triplane Guillow Flying Balsa Model Kit 204 Red Baron Fighter Plane
Fokker DR 1 Triplane Guillow Flying Balsa Model Kit 204 Red Baron Fighter Plane
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1 72 F 104 STARFIGHTER RED BARON HASEGAWA  856
1 72 F 104 STARFIGHTER RED BARON HASEGAWA 856
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Tom Daniel Red Baron Die Cast car Mint in package 1 43
Tom Daniel Red Baron Die Cast car Mint in package 1 43
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Resin Model Kit 1 12 150mm German Ace  Red Baron  BUST Mike Good DR003
Resin Model Kit 1 12 150mm German Ace Red Baron BUST Mike Good DR003
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Hasegawa 09749 F 104 Starfighter Red Baron 1 48 scale kit AKS
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Kitech WWII 1 28 German Fokker DrI Red BaronTriplane 08M 3001H
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Monogram 2704 Red Baron Show Rod Kit Open Box 1 24 Scale 1985
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Authentic Models legendary Fokker DDR 1 Triplane The WWI German Red Barons own
Authentic Models legendary Fokker DDR 1 Triplane The WWI German Red Barons own
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1969 Monogram Model Car Kit Tijuana Taxi Wild Wacky Red Baron Ghost Trade AD
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88 90 Baker Schrader Red Baron Frozen Pizza Olds and Ford NASCAR Decal
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Fokker DR1 Red Baron Triplane 1 128 Desktop Model
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NEW ESCI Red Baron Flying Circus
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Tom Daniel Red Baron w Fokker Tri Plane Show Rod
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Red Baron Monogram Model Kit Fokker Triplane Horod 1968
Red Baron Monogram Model Kit Fokker Triplane Horod 1968
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172 HIGH PLANES Mustang Racer Red Baron
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 90 RED BARON PIZZA DECAL
90 RED BARON PIZZA DECAL
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RUNWAY24 SE5 Red Baron Model Airplane
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172 HIGH PLANES RB 51 Mustang Reno Racer Red Baron
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Mitsubishi A6M5 RED BARON Commerative Flight 1995
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Artiplast Italy 1 50 FOKKER DR1 RED BARON Triple Decker FIGHTER PLANE Kit MIB
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MiniArt THE RED BARON Manfred von Richthofen WWI ACE figure model kit 1 16
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RED BARON FORD MODEL T STREET ROD 1 25 SCALE MODEL
RED BARON FORD MODEL T STREET ROD 1 25 SCALE MODEL
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Authentic Models AP010 Fokker Triplane Red Baron Medium
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Authentic Models legendary Fokker DDR 1 Triplane The WWI German Red Barons own
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MONOGRAM WITH FOKKER TRIPLANE RED BARON ITEM 6740 FACTORY SEALED NIB
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Red Baron Show Rod Monogram 1 24 Scale Kit New in Box Parts Bag Sealed 2704
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Revell Monogram Decals Red Baron T Bird DD
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VINTAGE MATTEL MONOGRAM MODEL CAR KIT RED BARON 1968 UNASEMBELED
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MiniArt 1 16 16032 The Red Baron Manfred von Richthofen w Dog WW1 Flying Ace
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90 Ken Schrader Red Baron Pizza Custom Pick up Truck Built Plastic Model
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REVELL MONOGRAM MYSTERION RED BARON 1 24 PLASTIC MODEL KITS
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NASCAR DECAL 90 RED BARON 1987 FORD THUNDERBIRD KEN SCHRADER
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Battlefields and Football – Part 2 The Somme and Amiens

I had a good nights sleep following my early start the previous day and I headed off to the Menin Gate which was just round the corner from my hotel. I wanted to take a few photos and the previous day the weather and light hadn’t been right. I spent around 20 minutes taking pictures and reading some of the names which are carved all over the Menin Gate.

Soon, I was off and heading south towards the area around the Somme. As with the area around Ypres, there are countless cemeteries, often along very small, muddy roads. My first intended destination was the Hawthorn Crater. This was one of the mines that was detonated underneath the German lines at the start of the Battle of the Somme in 1916. The explosion was captured on film and is often shown in documentaries about the Battle of the Somme. After driving around the area for a while, I still hadn’t found it, although I had driven along Sunken Lane which is the access point. Eventually, I came across the Newfoundland Park Memorial & Visitors Centre and stopped there. This was part of the British and Canadian Front Line on 1st July 1916 when the Battle of the Somme commenced. Some of the trenches are well preserved and from the Caribou Monument, you can get an excellent idea of the landscape and the direction of attack. It is also frighteningly obvious how far the soldiers were expected to move across open ground in the face of cannon and machine guns.

By now, I had clocked up quite a few miles on what my SatNav called roads but what were in fact muddy tracks. If you chose to take a self-drive tour, just be aware that a number of roads are not suitable for vehicles, especially in the rainy months.

At Newfoundland Park, I was given directions to help me find the Hawthorn Crater and as it happened I had driven straight past it. It wasn’t long until I was back and found the access point along a very muddy field. At first I was hesitant but decided it was all part of the experience. I got to the edge of the crater but it was very over grown so I didn’t venture too far and I was soon on my way to my next port of call, Ulster Tower. This is a memorial to the Ulster Regiments that performed so well on the first day of the Battle of the Somme. The tower itself is home to the Irish couple who look after things. It used to be possible to climb to the top of the tower but sadly due to insurance restrictions, this is no longer open to the public.

Nearby is the Thiepval Memorial which is the largest British War Memorial in the world. Every 1st July, a major ceremony is held here to honour the dead. The memorial can be seen from quite a distance and there is also an interesting visitors centre with information about the battles fought here.

Nearby, is the South African Memorial at Delville Wood. The memorial was to all South African battles, not just those in World War I. One particular story that caught my eye in the visitors centre was that of a soldier in one of the native regiments. He was awarded the Military Medal for his actions when he was a prisoner of war. He was being held on a ship in a harbour. Somehow he had managed to acquire some explosives which he had hidden in a sardine tin. When the opportunity came, he did the explosives amongst some barrels of fuel. The explosion caused such damage and confusion that the ship eventually sunk and the soldier managed to escape. After walking for 23 days, he reached the safety of British Lines.

As with all the memorials, Delville Wood is sacred ground but I found this place in particular to be very peaceful and appropriate. I’m not really sure what made Delville Wood stand out for me but for me, there was just something a bit special about this place.

The afternoon was getting on now so I headed towards Amiens where I was staying that evening. My last stop of the day was a brief one at the site to the east of Amiens where the Red Baron was shot down. There isn’t actually much to see except for a small notice board by the side of the road. The site can be located by a nearby factory with a prominent chimney. The story of the Red Baron is one of the first I heard about regarding World War I so although there wasn’t much to see, it was something that I wanted to do. The Red Baron was a German air ace called Baron Manfred von Richthofen. Between 1916 – 1918, he shot down a total of 80 Allied aircraft and was eventually shot down but ground fire from an Australian unit on 21 April 1918.

By now, the weather was turning bad so I headed off to my hotel in Amiens for the night and my Battlefield exploration was over.

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Must See Recommendations: Newfoundland Park Memorial & Visitors Centre, Lochnagar Crater and Delville Wood.

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