In La Boisselle, a vast and impressive crater in open farm-land, left by a tremendous explosion in the opening moments of the Battle of the Somme on 1 July 1916.
The Memorial of Mametz and its red dragon (the emblem of Wales) was dedicated on 1 July 1987. It glares at Mametz wood taken by the 38rd Welsh Division on 12 July 1916.
Thiepval has the great Memorial to the Missing. This imposing monument commemorates the 73 367 Bristish and South African men who fell between July 1915 and March 1918.
The Ulster Tower is the memorial both to the Irish of the Battle of the Somme and to all Ulstermen who died in the Great War, on the Somme battlefieds.