Places of Interest nearby
Location address: France, Picardie, Péronne
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Peronne was heavily damaged in World War I. Péronne was also the start of the conquest of France in World War II. On May 20, 1940, at 7 in the monring, two tank divisions of General Heinz Guderian left from Peronne to the West. At night they were already at the coast.
Linked themes: World heritage
It is close to where the Battles of the Somme took place during World War I.
The Museum of the Great War (known in French as the Historial de la Grande Guerre) is located in the chateau.
Péronne has the Historial of the Great War.