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The city hall of Poilcourt-Sydney, Ardennes, France. 150 inhabitants. Sydney was added to the name of the village in 1921 as a tribute to the Australian soldiers who fought in the area in 1918 and to the town of Sydney for the financial help during the reconstruction of the village which was totally destroyed during WW I.

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pascal08-May-2013 06:59
Magnifique image. Et l'histoire qui l'accompagne est très intéressante.
Gary A. Rich (GRainelev)26-Jan-2013 16:15
A superb capture. I really enjoyed reading about the history. Well done. V.
Jeroen Bosman25-Jan-2013 20:31
Great in the details as well, with the clock being at exactly twelve. v
Julie Oldfield23-Jan-2013 00:22
Excellent capture and composition.
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