The LINGE is a first world war (1914 - 1918) battlefield,
where one of the bloodiest confrontations of the war took
place between July 20th and October 15th 1915, resulting
17000 deaths. An entrenched war followed until November
The battleground, classified as historic monument, is an
thrilling look: the infrastructure of the solid system of
the German defences are in a remarkable state of
preservation, with the relics of the French trenches in
light soil are a touching testimony to the "war of the
The LINGE memorial museum displays French and German
objects found on site : weapons, munitions, personal
objects and relics. Models of French and German infantry
men, scale models of the battlefield, photos, texts, maps.
Video assembly of photographs of the period.
ASSOCIATION of the MEMORIAL of LE LINGE
Tél. 00 33 (0)3 89 77 29 97
00 33 (0)3 89 71 31 61
: March 29
Opened 9h00 -
and 14h00 - 18h00
Costs: Adult: 3,50 euroes
Group (+10): 3 Euros/people.
-16 years old and soldiers in serviceman dress: free