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The commemorative plaque of the 22nd British Division at Kala Tepe.

The commemorative plaque of the 22nd British Division at Kala Tepe.

Coordinates  : 41.194710, 22.687492

The commemorative plaque of the 22nd British Division in Kalatepe is located right next to Ferdinand's fountain. This memorial plaque commemorates soldiers of the 22nd British Division who died in the First World War between 1915-1918. The plaque was erected in 1919 in the centre of the Bulgarian defence area between the bunkers and trenches.


How to get to the monument:
A 4 km dirt road leads to the commemorative plaque of the 22nd British Division, the Ferdinand Fountain and Kala Tepe Hill. During the summer months this road is accessible by off-road vehicle. The place is suitable for hiking and cycling.


Altitude: start point 212 m, end point 585 m
 

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The Manaki photos - The photos are in the property of the National archive of the Republic of Macedonia, department in Bitola. The photos are edited by the Macedonian Centre for photography.

The original photos are in the property of the European association for local democracy – ALDA.  Photographer: Zoran Shekerov

 

 

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