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95th Anniversary of the Battle of Arras (9 April 2012)
There will be exactly 95 years this Monday, April 9 at 5:30 am (British time) that 24,000 British soldiers by surprise emerged from the bowels of the city to deliver the famous Battle of Arras. This was an impressive diversion operation conducted by the Allies quelquesjours before the great French attack on the Chemin des Dames in the Aisne. Plusieursmanifestations historique.A celebrate the event with a ceremony starting at 6:30 am (French time) on the site of the Wellington Quarry, whose medieval galleries extraction of chalk, linked together during the First World War by tunneling NZ servirentde underground barracks during the weeks before the offensive.
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