I shall simply quote weggieboy, who posted this reblog as he puts it so very well “Before we send more young people into war, we need to remember the reasons we don’t do it without great deliberation.”



In the foosteps of Wilfred Owen….Discover the  biking and the hiking routes of sites and events of the Great War 1914-1918….

From the North Sea to the Chemin des Dames the Great War has left deep marks on the European Continent and the Northern France .These regions are home to the many sites that bear the scars of two world wars. The places commemorate the sacrifice of those who took part and now, thanks to the regional Remembrance Trails, you can discover them at your leisure along local biking  and hiking routes…..

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Wilfred Owen

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 The forester’s house – Nov. 2014.

This house was dedicated to the famous English poet, Wilfred Owen, who spent his last days here and also wrote his last letter in it. Owen died in Ors on 4 November 1918.

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 Ors- the Forester’ s house -1919

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The smoky cellar….

On the 31 Oct 1918 Wilfred wrote…

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