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Bad News from Villers-Bretonneux
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It looks as if the land where Mephisto came to grief has been built on.

This is the spot in 2017:

Villers_JHR_crop.jpg

Just did a google map and saw this. Monument Farm on the left, new buildings on right.

Villers_B_2023.jpg

If you do a street view, this is now the view from the farmhouse, where the orchard was.

 Villers_B_2023_2.jpg

 



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Yes, it is a pity! But it’s the ordinary course of events! Here another era with an iconic picture (Kaiserbaracke in Belgium). About the same changes...cry

 Kaiserbaracke_old.jpg

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They should put a plaque or a memorial there, like the one on the D168, only better.



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