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Dig Hill 80 Project Whitesheet, 2018


In 2015, during test trenching, a team
of archaeologists discovered a well- preserved German strongpoint at a ridge top near the village of Wijtschate (also known as Wytschaete – or ‘Whitesheet’ to the British). What the archaeologists had stumbled upon was unique; a piece of the formidable trench fortress that had remained virtually untouched s…

Ep.241 – Lost But Not forgotten. The Archaeological Recovery of First World War Casualties - Simon Verdegem


Belgian battlefield archaeologist Simon Verdegem talks about his work recovering First World War casualties in Belgium. Simon talks to Tom Thorpe about the process for conducting archaeological investigations and what can be learnt from such activities. Your browser does not…