During the night of the 23rd August 1914, angels were said to have appeared to help the British to retreat in the face of crushing German numerical superiority. Fact or fiction? Who were the angels that visited these lands?
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A bas-relief that commemorates the journey starting and ending Mons by the 5th Royal Irish lancers between August 1914 and November 1918
On this bridge, a German soldier sacrificed his life enabling his regiment to advance on Nimy.
The dedication of two English soldiers who chose to stay behind to cover their comrades’ retreat.
A strategic crossroads and a British monument to honour the soldiers who took part in the two battles of Mons
A Gaelic cross in memory of the Irish who died in action.
The place where the angels appeared