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The Unesco project

To preserve and protect the sites and landscapes of the Great War, the Conseil Général de la Somme is currently preparing a World Heritage nomination.

Memorial of Proyart

Come and discover the memorial of Proyart

Discover the new application Diaries 14-18

Test out the new digital application devoted to the Great War: "Diaries 14-18" at the Newfoundland Memorial, Beaumont Hamel

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Exhibition "Pierre and Gérard Ansart, two artists from Picardy decorate the churches of the Somme after the Great War"

From 27 January to 18 April, the Departmental Archives of the Somme present a new exhibition dedicated to Pierre and Gérard Ansart, two artists from Picardy who decorated the churches of the Somme after the Great War.

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Exhibition "Hearing the war"

From 27 March to 16 November Historial of Great War present a new exhibition "Hearing the war : musics, sounds and silence". Discover, once more, the Great War and history in a different manner.

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The knowledge of the conflict in all its aspects

The centenary of the Great War is the perfect occasion for the Conseil Général de la Somme, and its many partners, to highlight the rich heritage, scenic beauty and important remembrance aspects of the Somme.

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