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Battle of Cambrai Centenary Tour

5 Day Tour from £419.00

The Battle of Cambrai was the first major use of tanks in the Great War when more than 400 Mark IV tanks broke the Hindenburg Line in November 1917 heralding the birth of modern tank warfare. On this centenary of this battle in Northern France we visit the

Itinerary

5-Day Tour

  • Nov 17 – Regional departure by coach, then onwards to northern France and our hotel for a four-night stay.
  • Nov 18 to 20 – We will attend any major commemorations in the Cambrai area on 20th November and during our battlefield tour look at the Cambrai Memorial at Louverval, discover the story of the Boy General at Hermies, see where the heavy fighting took place along the Canal du Nord and Bourlon Wood, and follow where the tanks attacked between Havrincourt and Flesquieres. We will also visit the city of Cambrai itself on this tour. 3xBreakfast
  • Nov 21 – Return home. Breakfast

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