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Saint-Sulpics church

Chuignes is a commune. It is in the region Picardie in the Somme department in the north of France.

History

On August 23, 1918 a German marine canon weighing 600 tonnes, measuring 21 m and with a range of about 40 km was captured by Australian major general John Monash's troops during World War I: the Chuignes Big Bertha..

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Word War I memorial


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