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Thiepval Memorial, Authuille

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The Thiepval Memorial to the Missing of the Somme is a war memorial to 72,337 missing British and South African servicemen who died in the Battles of the Somme of the First World War between 1915 and 1918, with no known grave. It is near the village of Thiepval, Picardy in France. A visitors' centre opened in 2004. Designed by Sir Edwin Lutyens, Thiepval has been described as "the greatest executed British work of monumental architecture of the twentieth century".
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  • Thiepval is an impressive and moving memorial to the British and South African soldiers that lost their lives in the First World War. The memorial itself is a large and impressive monument located on....  more »
  • An immense monument that remembers the more than 72,000 who made the ultimate sacrifice and remain missing to this day. Anyone visiting with some knowledge of the history cannot help being...  more »
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