Derek Albone
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Schlieffen

A map of The Schlieffen Plan showing Germany's plan to invade France through Belgium.

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Haunted Place: Alcatraz Prison Museum - San Francisco, CA -going back in june

The basilica in Albert (Somme), the 'hanging' Virgin resulted from German shelling. Tommies believed that while she remained, the allies would not lose the war. Sappers wired her up to ensure she didn't fall. When allies forced Germans back in 1918 and the outcome seemed certain, the British knocked her down. Thus the superstition was proven.

Albert Cathedral, France, showing the Virgin Mary statue hanging from the tower.

Dunedin Railway Station in New Zealand

Nicknamed 'Gingerbread George' the Dunedin Railway Station, South Island, New Zealand. Construction began in 1903 and it opened in It was designed by George Troup.

Milford Sound in New Zealand

Milford Sound, a fiord in the south west of New Zealand's South Island, within Fiordland National Park, Piopiotahi Marine Reserve.