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|The Battle of Polygon Wood was a small conflict of the Battle of Passchendaele in World War I. The majority of the battle was fought near Ypres, Belgium, in an area named the Polygon Wood after the layout of the area. However, much of the woodland had been under intense shelling during the Battle of Passchendaele, and the area changed hands many times throughout the course of the campaign. The ...||11/19/2009||1,261|
|This museum was started in 1919 by the grandfather of the present owner, who preserved part of the trench system that remained in what the British Army called Sanctuary Wood. The wood got its name in the First Battle of Ypres in 1914, when men separated from their regiments came to this wooded area - a safe area away from the main fighting, a place of 'sanctuary' - to await to rejoin their unit...||09/18/2009||487|
|Saint Julien Wood is a section of forested land in Belgium, near Langemark at the north east of the Ypres Salient. During World War I, the location was known as 'Vancouver Corner'. Kitchener's Wood is close by. It is where one of the most infamous battles of World War I occurred from the 22nd to 24th of April, 1915 between the 5th, 8th, 10th and 15th Battalions of the 2nd Brigade of the Canadia...||08/14/2009||235|
|Dudley Wood Stadium on Dudley Wood Road in Dudley, West Midlands, England was opened in 1947 and was mainly used for greyhound racing and speedway. The stadium was demolished in 1998 by the new owners (Barratt Homes), despite not receiving planning permission for their home development project.|
|This small area of woodland was taken by German troops in 1914, and during the winter of 1914/15 a system of trenches was constructed in the what the Allies called 'Croonaert Wood', but which the Germans named 'Baynerwald' ('Bavarian Wood') as it was Bavarian units which had first been stationed here. Adolf Hitler had served here in 1914/15, and was awarded an Iron Cross close by, while working...||09/18/2009||534|
|The Battle of Polygon Wood, 25-27 September 1917, was part of the wider Third Battle of Ypres (First World War). It came during the second phase of the battle, in which General Herbert Plumer’s Second Army was given the lead. Plumer replaced the ambitious general assaults that had begun the battle with a series of small attacks with limited objectives – his “Bite and hold” plan. These attacks i...||11/04/2008||1,029|
|Locations from the zombie novel, Eve of the Dead by Nathan Tucker.||11/29/2008||342|
|Here is where the remake of Dawn of the Dead was filmed.||12/02/2005||791|
|The worlds largest wood pile created from trees downed in cyclone Gudrun.|
|Wood trunks for a woodworking industry||10/02/2005||350|
|The 42.5-acre Aisne-Marne Cemetery and Memorial in France, its headstones lying in a sweeping curve, sits at the foot of the hill where stands Belleau Wood. The cemetery contains the graves of 2,289 war dead, most of whom fought in the vicinity and in the Marne valley in the summer of 1918. The memorial chapel sits on a hillside, decorated with sculptured and stained-glass details of wartime pe...||08/15/2009||194|
|In the forest of Jaegerspris 3 of the most famous oaktrees are located.|
Kongeegen (The King Oak), slowly dying 1000-2000 year old.
Storkeegen (The Stork Oak), dead.
Snoegen (The Twisted Oak), dead.