Let us tell you about the main battles which took place in Cambrai area during the First World War...

Fierce fighting at Le Cateau Battle

Battle of Le Cateau

The Battle of Le Cateau took place on 26th August 1914. It was the first in France for the British Army during this WWI.

Battle of Cambrai

Spectacular with the massive use of tanks, the Battle of Cambrai did not meet British expectations.

Cambrai Liberation Canadian troops

Liberation of Cambrai

Cambrai and its liberators paid a heavy toll: numerous deaths and almost complete demolition of the city.

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Whether they follow the Escaut, drive along country roads, discover the picturesque alleys of the old Cambrai, fortified farms, museums, learn about Matisse and Blériot, lace ang giants, tourists will understand why the inhabitants of this part of France are so happy to welcome them and will feel like coming back.

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