after a successfully funded crowdfunding campaign in december 2017, team dig hill 80 are currently excavating a well-preserved german strongpoint at a ridge top known as 'hill 80' near the village of wijtschate in belgium.
Dig Hill 80: Excavating an Endangered WW1 Battlefield by
you will receive privileged access to reports and finds made on the dig and receive regular email updates from the dig team. your brand will also feature on our website alongside our other partners and your vip tickets to our events will include complimentary drinks and nibbles.
Virtual Tour of the Excavation at DigHill80 – Forgotten
dighill80 was an archaeological project funded in large part by you, the viewers of forgotten weapons. hill 80 was a german fortified position in world war one outside the belgian town of wijtschate. in 2015 and exploratory excavation prior to construction on the site discovered remarkably extensive and well preserved trenches.
“project whitesheet” is a fascinating new archaeological exploration of a german stronghold on the messines ridge. as we are more than halfway through the centenary of the first world war, it is poignant to see an international european effort to excavate a site where the men of both sides died.