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At a Passchendaele pig farm, a new Canadian target
April 24th, 2014

PASSCHENDAELE, Belgium — The Canadian objective, 1917: Capture German stronghold Vine Cottage on the way to Passchendaele. The Canadian objective, 2014: Convince pig farmer Ingrid Vandepitte and her husband to erect a First World War memorial on the front lawn, the former site of Vine Cottage. “I still don’t think you’re going to get a lot (of tourists) here,” Steve Douglas assures her as the two stand outside the house on a quiet country road. “I don’t think it’s going to be a problem.”… Read the Article

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