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Thiepval Memorial on the Somme is one of the largest British World War I memorials. 600 British and French war graves are at this memorial - together with the names of 72,000 British soldiers are carved into the stones of this memorial. The memorial is maintained by the Commonwealth War Graves Commission.            
 
Thiepval - Albert

The Thiepval Memorial - designed by Sir Edwin Lutyens.

The Thiepval Memorial - designed by Sir Edwin Lutyens.
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One of the World War I graves that are a part of the Thiepval Memorial.

One of the World War I graves that are a part of the Thiepval Memorial.
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The French section of the Thiepval Memorial cemetery - seen from the Memorial.

The French section of the Thiepval Memorial cemetery - seen from the Memorial.
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The inscriptions at the left side of the top of the Thiepval Memorial.

The inscriptions at the left side of the top of the Thiepval Memorial.
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The inscriptions at the right side of the top of the Thiepval Memorial.

The inscriptions at the right side of the top of the Thiepval Memorial.
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The French section (to the left) and the Commonwealth section (to the right) of the Thiepval Memorial cemetery. In the back the Cross of Sacrifice.

The French section (to the left) and the Commonwealth section (to the right) of the Thiepval Memorial cemetery. In the back the Cross of Sacrifice.
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