New French WWI memorial focuses on individuals not nations


'Ring of Remembrance' has names of all 580,000 soldiers of all nationalities who died in Nord-Pas-de-Calais in northern France from 1914 to 1918.

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A new memorial to mark 100 years since the start of World War One is being inaugurated in northern France with the aim of focusing attention, not on the nations involved, but the individuals, reports the BBC.