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Dugouts And Barracks Site John McCrae

These are the remains of concrete bunkers used by a British Advanced Dressing Station. It was in one of these dug-outs that the Canadian military doctor John McCrae wrote his world-famous poem "In Flanders Fields" at the beginning of May 1915.

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  • Text: Luc Van Waeyenberge
  • Photos: Luc van Waeyenberge

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Sabaton - In Flanders Fields

Apr2020

Sabaton - In Flanders Fields

In 2010, when this website was still called Go2War2.nl, we were informed of a band; Sabaton. A Swedish heavy metal band that wrote songs about war. The visitor thought that we should also write reviews about their albums. We thought differently. It was not until four years later, in 2014, that I wrote a first blog about it on a new website; Wo2Actueel.nl. A week later followed by a second. That website has been merged into this one. Now six years later it is time for a new story.

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