The Lochnagar Crater

The Lochnagar Crater is a commemorative site of the Battle of the Somme. Several hundred soldiers died on July 1st, 1916. This place marks the start of the Battle of the Somme by the British. At 07:28 am, a series of explosions created this impressive crater of more than 90 meters in diameter and 21 of the depth. Many British soldiers suffered the consequences of their attack by finding themselves buried under tons of earth. Every year, many people come out to commemorate this event and remembers the loss of so many brave soldiers.

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The crater

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Jeremy, Louis and Pierre wrote an article about this visit of the Lochnagar Crater .

You can find more information on the site http://www.lochnagarcrater.org/

 

 

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