The Western Front Today - Bethlehem Farm West Cemetery

Bethlehem West cemetery is situated in Mesen in the Ypres Salient and is accompanied by the nearby Bethlehem East cemetery.

The cemetery is so-named after a nearby farm at which Adolf Hitler was billeted during the First World War from December 1914 until February 1915.

Before Endeavours Fade, Rose E.B. Coombs, After the Battle 1994
Major & Mrs Holt's Battlefield Guide - Ypres Salient, Leo Cooper 2000

"Plugstreet" was British slang to describe the Belgian village of Ploegsteert.

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