The Artois

The Artois encompasses the battlefields of the Lens-Douai Plain, Arras and Vimy Ridge. Today the vast cemeteries of Notre Dame de Lorette and Neuville St Vaast form a new layer of conflict landscape over the battlefields of the First World War. The area is riddled with underground tunnel systems and cave complexes and much of Vimy Ridge is still off limits to the public.

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