A guide to the Battlefields and Monuments on the Western Front in Northern France and Belgium which records the tremendous losses of the Australian Imperial Force in 1915-1919 during the First World War. then and now comparisons made where possible.
Covers all the major Somme and Flanders battlefields of the First World War plus the Normandy Invasion beaches. Includes visits to Paschendaele, Messines, Langemarck, Fromelles, Ypres, La Boiselle, Thiepval, Compeigne, Cambrai, Pozieres, Bony, Peronne, Chipilly, Le Hamel, Amiens, Arras, Newfoundland park, Albert, Heilly, Flers, Bullecourt, Hendecourt, Bertangles, Baupame, Corby, Villers-Brettoneux, Sally-la Sec, Vimy Ridge, Mont St Quentin, St Quentin Canal, Menin Road, Hill 60, Tyne Cot, Notre Dame St lorette, Poperinghe, Brugges, Paris, Bayeaux, Caen, Normandy Beaches and London IWM.
Keen historian, artist and photographer with an interest in history and landscape.