Arriving at the Aisne
, we found them strongly entrenched.
Within six weeks he had gone from the cinema to the Battle of Aisne
On September 15th '14 we got to a ridge on the Aisne
where our brave Captain Haggard practically held the ridge himself amidst bursting shells and rapid fire from guns and rifles "On September 15th '14 we got to a ridge on the Aisne
where our brave Captain Haggard practically held the ridge himself amidst bursting shells and rapid fire from guns and rifles which were almost hitting our caps off.
The River Aisne
lies in a sleepy valley 60 miles north east of Paris on that vast plain you normally speed through on your way to more distant climes.
Part of the British Expeditionary Force, he was severely wounded at the Aisne
in September 1914.
The Battle of Aisne
occurred in France between September 12 and 15, 1914.
The Battle of Aisne
took place in France between September 12 and 15, 1914.
Not only does it offer plenty of attractions in its own right, it is also nestles in picturesque countryside on the banks of the River Aisne
near the lovely village of Vic-sur-Aisne
within easy reach of several world class sites and attractions.
Stanhope-born Peter Hart will be at the Durham Light Infantry Museum and Durham Art Gallery on Saturday, November 22, for a talk entitled Not Again: the German Attack On the Aisne
, May 1918.
NEWS has reached Southport that Private George Mawdsley, of the 1st Scots Guards, died in a hospital in France a few hours after being wounded at the Battle of the Aisne
LATE DEALS SHORT-HAUL SUN NORTHERN FRANCE: Venue (01233 629 950) offers 12 nights' selfcatering from Oct 4 in mobile home at tranquil rural campsite at Berny-Riviere on banks of River Aisne
, north of Paris, for total pounds 177 for family of six, saving pounds 177 and including midweek Dover-Calais Channel crossings.
My destination was the picturesque Aisne
departement, two hours south east of Calais.