By the summer of 1916 the British Army held roughly 80 miles of front line stretching from the pastures of Flanders, through the coal fields of Northern France, to the farmlands of Picardy. Across these differing landscapes the living conditions and the nature of the fighting experienced by men on each side of No Mans’ Land would vary significantly.
On a two-day school battlefield trip with Anglia, your students will have the chance to:
Our two-day battlefield tours also allow more time for personal pilgrimages, the opportunity for you to follow in the footsteps of individuals and units, and time for reflection at the various locations visited.
It was a great opportunity to go on this trip which taught us about the war, the hardship our soldiers endured and providing insight and enlightenment.
These tours support all programmes of study and specifications covering:
War and British Society
Causes and Events of the First World War
Britain, Europe and the Wider World: 1901-Present Day
Britain at War
The Impact and Experience of war in Britain
The Changing Nature of Warfare
Warfare Through Time
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