Ypres: Hill 60

Once the haunt of lovers, these gentle slopes on a Flanders landscape became Hill 60 to the British Tommy – one of the most infamous locations on the battlefields near Ypres. We look at the story of Demarcation Stones, British and Commonwealth Tunnellers, mine craters and bunkers… and a forgotten WW1 Trench Museum.

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Website Links

Demarcation Stones: www.terres-de-guerre.fr/iti/xUrKIVeSVGZddAAAW

Simon Jones article on the Battle of Messines: www.simonjoneshistorian.com/myths-of-messines/

Podcast Extras: Hill 60

Podcast Extras: Hill 60 Trench Museum

6 Comments on “Ypres: Hill 60

  1. Listened to this, with Nigel Cave’s book next to me, so it was very easy to follow the route described by Paul in yet another excellent podcast.

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