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The Battles of Artois at Mont Saint Eloi

The hills of the Arras plain were for four years the theatre for the Battles of Artois. The objective: to recapture strategic ridges from the Germans, and free Arras from enemy fire. There are many memorials dotted about the Arras countryside in remembrance of these deadly combats.

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1. Overview


2. Notre Dame de Lorette


3. Mont Saint Eloi Abbey


4. The Abbey towers


5. German necropolis at Neuville-Saint-Vaast


6. Vimy: the trenches


7. Vimy : Canadian national memorial


8. Squares in Arras


9. Wellington Quarry


10. Conclusion

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