Travel Notes 1914-1918 Centenary Commemoration - http://tnot.es/Calendar
Fighting on the Western Front ceased at the 11th hour; on the 11th day, of the 11th month after The Armistice was signed in the forest of Compiègne in 1918.
The Germans captured Fort Douaumont on 25th February, 1916 without a contest. The Colonial Infantry Troops of Morocco recaptured it on 24th October, 1916.
The 1918 Battle of Saint-Mihiel, from September 12th to 15th, was the first independent battle of the American Expeditionary Force in the First World War.
The American First Army in its offensive operation of September 12-16, 1918 reduced the strongly fortified St. Mihiel salient, capturing 15,000 prisoners.
American Battle Monuments Commission maintains 25 permanent American burial grounds, and 26 separate memorials, monuments and markers on foreign soil.
The Archduke Franz Ferdinand and Sophie, Duchess of Hohenberg were interred at Artstetten Castle because his wife could not be buried at the Imperial Crypt.
The British Cemetery and Pozières Memorial is located on the D929 Albert-Bapaume road, just south of the village of Pozières; and 6km north-east of Albert.
The Tyne Cot Commonwealth Cemetery contains two large concrete bunkers which once formed a part of the German defensive line on the ridge at Passchendaele.
Messines Ridge British Cemetery is located 10km south of Ieper on the Nieuwkerkestraat, outside Mesen. The battle for Messines ridge began on 7th June 1917.