[WWI] Additional assistance request on my France trip

Gabriel Limon arglim at msn.com
Sun Apr 1 10:55:58 EDT 2007


Knut Erik,
This is a pretty nice little series of books, especially if you plan to visit some of the places in N. France.  Many of the places mentioned are now pretty hard to locate given 90 years of change, etc.
 
Gabe


> To: wwi at wwi-models.org> From: knut.erik.hagen at eunet.no> Date: Sun, 1 Apr 2007 16:20:39 +0200> Subject: [WWI] Additional assistance request on my France trip> > Hei,> > Are you familiar with the books by O`Connor on Airfields and Airmen?> http://www.pen-and-sword.co.uk/home.php?cat=28> http://www.amazon.com/AIRFIELDS-AIRMEN-ARRAS-Battleground-Europe/dp/18441512> 55/ref=pd_sim_b_1/104-5503155-6573505> > > Eders> Knut Erik> > > >First, thanks to all those who provided suggestions and directions for my> >trip to France in May. Basically I (and a buddy from Chicago) will be> >roaming around France for a week. With our wives' blessings!!! Both of us> >are history buffs and WWI nuts. Here is what we have planned.> > > >1. Le Bourget Air Museum (many many thanks for the info on that)> >2. 3 days in Normandy (D-Day areas - my first cousin was KIA at St.-Lo)> >3. 2 days based in Arras to see the Somme sights> >4. 1 1/2 days around Verdun (my grand-dad fought at Montfaucon with the US> >Army)> >5. Can't do Paris - next time> > > >Here are my questions and where I need assistance> >1. I am planning on visiting Murvaux to see where Frank Luke went in. Is> >his crash site accessible and/or marked? Anything extra I should know about> >that?> >2. Is the site marked where Richthofen crashed?> >3. I know where Albert Ball's grave is. Anything on Mannock and McCudden?> >4. Any other suggestions?> > > >Thanks in advance. Excited? What do you think.> > > >Kevin> >> > 


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