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Old 01-08-2010, 07:12 AM
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Discovered this while reading "First World War" by Martin Gilbert. It is a memorial to the dead and every night at 8:00PM they have a ceremony of "Last Post" for all the men who died in the battle of Ypres.
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Wiki also has an interesting article on it:Menin Gate - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The British were still engraving names on the monument when the Germans invaded again during WW2..the workers were sent back to Britain.
Incidently, Kipling's son is also listed as among the dead and Kipling contributed to the site so the ceremony would continue.
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