2 buildings constructed in 1926 commemorate the Battle of Delville Wood, renamed "Devil's wood" because the fighting was so fierce and South African losses were high. They stand on a large lawn edged with oak trees, grown from acorns brought from South Africa.
Mémorial National Australien de Villers-Bretonneux
This imposing memorial, standing behind a vast cemetery, pays tribute to the Australian soldiers who were killed during the Great War. It was at Villers-Bretonneux that they definitively halted the German offensive in April 1918. Every year, on 25th April, Anzac Day is celebrated here.
The battlefield at the Newfoundland memorial gives you a moving and realistic idea of what the fighting must have been like. Three bronze plaques fixed to the base of the mound comprise the national Newfoundland memorial to the missing.
On the first floor of the Town Hall at Doullens, the 'Salle du Commandement Unique' is an historic room in which, on 26th March 1918, command of the Allied armies was entrusted to a single man: Foch. He assumed the honorary title of 'Maréchal' and led the Allied forces to Victory on 11th November 19
Replica of a tower near Belfast, in the training camp of the 36th Division which, on 1st July 1916, was caught between Germany fire and British shelling. It is the Irish memorial for the Battle of the Somme.
In 853, Charles Le Chauve had manors built to protect the region from Norman invaders - the first Château of Querrieu was among them. It was destroyed, rebuilt and altered over the centuries. In 1916 it housed the British General Staff during the visit of King George V.