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Remains of 110 Soldiers Are Found in a Belgian Field Surrounded by Revolvers, HP Sauce Bottles and Even a Harmonica

More than 80 soldiers who perished during the Great War will finally be laid to rest with full military honours close to where they fell on the Western Front.

These burials, including those of 13 British soldiers who were killed more than a century ago, are the result of one of the most extraordinary archaeological discoveries of modern times.

It is a project that has yielded what the lead archaeologist on the dig describes as ‘the First World War’s Pompeii’: an unprecedented snapshot of life on the front line from 1914 to 1918.

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