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The perfect companion on a battlefield tour
on 24 April 2014
This is the a practical guide ideal for anyone wishing to tour the World War I Battlefields and with just 90 pages, including maps, it's easy to carry around. Succinct as it is, this bright little book is packed with information, starting with a World War I timeline and general information. This is followed by two main sections covering what to see and do in Belgium and France, as well as how to get to the sites or get in touch with tourist offices and battlefield tour operators.
Although this is a travel guide and not a history book, it is packed with accounts of how history was made, both known and not so well known, alongside moving poems and tales of local heroes. You'll also find advice on how to trace a missing relative or explore away from the crowds.
The book is clearly laid out and enhanced by the use of coloured panels and photographs.