Ypres battle

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World War I in Photos: The Western Front, Part I

World War I in Photos: Men wounded in the Ypres battle of September Walking along the Menin road, to be taken to the clearing station. German prisoners are seen assisting at stretcher bearing. Wilkins/State Library of Victoria)

WWI Ypres Battle Menin Road 1917

Menin road, 1917 - I have seen this photo before and wondered about it. It is such a shallow, narrow trench, and they are so packed in. It just looks like a death trap. One artillery shell and the whole lot is gone.

WWI, 5 Sept 1917; British sentry near the ruined cathedral in Ypres. Battle of Passchendaele. ©IWM  (Q 3120)

WWI, 5 Sept 1917; British sentry near the ruined cathedral in Ypres. Battle of Passchendaele. ©IWM (Q 3120)

WW1 trenches at Hill 62 and Sanctuary Wood Battle of Ypres taking place in Belgium

trenches at Hill 62 and Sanctuary Wood Battle of Ypres, Belgium. An amazing sight to see such well preserved trenches.

WWI, 27 August 1917; Ruins of the army barracks at Ypres. Battle of Passchendaele. ©IWM Q 5948

WWI, 27 August 1917; Ruins of the army barracks at Ypres. Battle of Passchendaele. ©IWM Q 5948

WWI, 6 Sept 1917; A Labour Battalion returning in the evening after the day's work consolidating newly won ground, near Ypres. Battle of Passchendaele. ©IWM Q 2992

WWI, 6 Sept 1917; A Labour Battalion returning in the evening after the day's work consolidating newly won ground, near Ypres. Battle of Passchendaele. ©IWM Q 2992

World War I map of Europe with some of the major battles.  This map shows where some of the major battles during World War 1 occurred and the dates including the Battle of Ypres with the first use of poison gas and the Battle of Somme which is most notable for the highest loss of life in one day.

The picture displayed is of a map of Europe during World War I. The map illustrates three of the major battles in World War I, Battle of Ypres, Battle of Verdun, and the Battle of Somme.

The Third Battle of Ypres (Passchendaele) 31 July-10 November 1917 A knocked out British tank half submerged in mud and water near St Julien, 12 October 1917.| First World War Poetry Digital Archive

The Third Battle of Ypres (Passchendaele) 31 November 1917 A knocked out British tank half submerged in mud and water near St Julien, 12 October

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