Our first morning in the area saw us finding the local bakery and the main supermarket as we needed a stock up on supplies. In the afternoon we returned to Peronne and visited the Museum of the Great War which gave an insight into the experiences of the three main European nations at war (France, Germany and the United Kingdom). We couldn’t say it was a sparkling museum. Peronne town was occupied by the Germans for almost the entire length of the war. Between 1914 and 1918 almost 30% of the town inhabitants became civilian victims of the war and the town suffered heavily with bombardments, fire and destruction.