Flanders Fields and
World War I
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This bunker changed hands more than once in bitter
fighting between Allied and German troops.
It was trench warfare, and this misery is preserved at a
British trench museum, complete with mud.
Trenches zigzagged their way for hundreds of miles on the
Western Front. Early German conquests placed the
trenches in Belgium and northern France.
The area is full of cemeteries, with more bodies still being
found today. Identification of the remains was often
difficult. Some markers merely say: "A Soldier of the
Great War". This is the Tyne Cot British Commonwealth
Cemetery, final resting place for 11,000 soldiers.