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British graves at Cambrai WORLD WAR I 1914-1918 Battle of Cambrai Centenary Tour 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. On this centenary of the true birth of tank warfare we visit the battlefields around Cambrai. Nov 17 Regional departure by coach, then onwards to northern France and our hotel for a four-night stay. Nov 18 to 20 Cambrai Commemorations 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. 3xB Nov 21 Return home. B Included Meals: B=Breakfast 5 days from £399 Includes... • 4 nights hotel with continental breakfast • Specialist Battlefield Guide • Battlefield visits as described Plus... • Regional joining points (call for your nearest) • Entrance to museums and places of interest (extra cost) Sunset over the Cambrai Battlefield British tank at Cambrai Your Hotel You will stay for four nights at a minimum 3-star hotel in northern France such as the Novotel Lille Grand Place or Novotel Valenciennes Aerodrome. Cambrai Memorial Executive Tour Code: 5FCA Nov 17 2017 £399 Silver Service Tour Code: 5FCAV Nov 17 2017 £439 Extras: optional excursions; entrance fees to museums and places of interest; travel insurance essential, call or see website for details; single room supplement £149. For full hotel and itinerary details, visit www.leger.co.uk/tours/fca Visit www.leger.co.uk/battlefields/tours for full tour details 11


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