A UNIQUE MEMORIAL SITE
Three different sites and three complementary experiences to understand into the First World War, and remember and pay tribute to all those who sacrificed their life for peace.
Begin your discovery of the Notre-Dame-de-Lorette Mémorial’14-18 with the History Centre at the foot of Notre-Dame-de-Lorette hill. Its architecture is made up of black concrete cubes and its permanent exhibition houses objects and large-scale photos.
Here, you can see historical objects,, previously unseen and high-quality photos, period films and animated maps that give an understanding of the scale of the conflict in Nord-Pas-de-Calais during World War I.
RING OF REMEMBRANCE
Erected in 2014, theRing of Remembranceis an international memorial that brings together the names of almost 580,000 soldiers who lost their lives in to remember and pay tribute to all these lives sacrificed during the Great War.
In Ablain-Saint-Nazaire, at the top of Notre-Dame-de-Lorette hill, over 42,000 French soldiers who lost their lives on the Artois and Flanders fronts in France and Belgium during World War I have been laid to rest.
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