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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

At the entrance to the Thiepval Memorial grounds, there is a small museum about World War I.

At the entrance to the Thiepval Memorial grounds, there is a small museum about World War I.
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Some of the 72,000 names that are carved into the Thiepval Memorial.

Some of the 72,000 names that are carved into the Thiepval Memorial.
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The museum at Thiepval Memorial tells the story about World War I.

The museum at Thiepval Memorial tells the story about World War I.
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The are around Thiepval Memorial is full of smaller memorial sites like this on.

The are around Thiepval Memorial is full of smaller memorial sites like this on.
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One of the inscriptions at the Thiepval Memorial.

One of the inscriptions at the Thiepval Memorial.
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An old road sign showing the way to the Thiepval Memorial.

An old road sign showing the way to the Thiepval Memorial.
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