Battle of Polygon Wood, Zonnebeke

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  • Has Information boards at the cemetery telling you all about the cemetery and woods. A must visit walked in the woods and you come across old bunkers. A very well kept cemetery. A must visit to pay yo...  more »
  • On that site, there are 2 different English cemeteries on both sides of the road. One site Polygoon wood cemetery is the smallest cemetery and are a lot of people where they were killed. On this site are a lot of New Zealanders and a large number of is not known who they are. On the other side of the road you have the cemetery in the region known as "the goal". Before the first world war this was a location where the Belgian army practiced. Now there Is to that site a large English cemetery where many fallen Australians are buried. Many died there in 1917. Also in the forest there are still remnants of the first world war.
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  • During heavy fighting in September 1917 my Grandfather and his compatriots of the Australian 5th Division recaptured the "Woods" which by that time had been completely decimated. Today , a 100 years o...  more »
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  • Amazing forest... Love to walk there. in the silence of the great war....
  • very beautiful forest in which the bunkers of the first world war
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  • The forest is very beautiful and impressive history!
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