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May 28, 2012 - France - Pozieres

21st May 2012 (Bed No 34) Today we are making our way towards the region of Somme, a very small village of Pozieres. Where on the earth is Pozieres you may say, and why would we even what to go there. Well, a few years ago Arthur watched a documentary on the 1916 battlefield of the Somme area in France which caught his interest. In this area over a four month period the Australians suffered 23,000 casualties and lost 7700 lives in these battles. This event was not forgotten by the people of Pozieres. They commemorate this occasion each year...

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