1917, Total War in Flanders

1917

Three Canals

Drie Grachten in HouthulstThis info-module tells the story of the destruction of the Drie Grachten site by French artillery prior to the opening of the Third Battle of Ypres. The module also focuses on the storming of the position by the Fusiliers Marins Battalion (French Marines). Autochrome colour photographs - which were very rare at that time - illustrate various aspects of this local victory. 

Location:
Drie Grachten (Three Canals)
Ieperleedijkstraat
8650 Houthulst (Merkem)

Opening hours:
daily from sunrise to sunset
Entrance fee: 
free
More info:
Houthulst Tourism
Markt 17
8650 Houthulst
T. +32 (0)51 46 08 94
toerisme@houthulst.be
www.houthulst.be


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