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Paul Reed Oct 25
French Memorial to the 1915 Gas Attack at Ypres, being unveiled in 1929. The occupying German forces in 1940 took exception to it and destroyed the memorial, one of several that were lost in this way during .
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Paul Reed Oct 22
Ypres 1920: the shell-shattered remains of St Martin's Cathedral in the heart of the ancient city of Ypres, described as a 'medieval gem' and by then just a ruin.
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Mediawijs Oct 23
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WW1cemeteries.com Oct 24
Belgian troops shoring up the remains of the Cloth Hall, Ypres. 6 March 1918. © IWM Q 10273
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Paul Reed Oct 23
Ypres 1920: Belgian soldiers parade in front of the ruins of the Cloth Hall on the occasion of Ypres being decorated with the Croix de Guerre as a martyred city of Belgium.
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Paul Reed Oct 18
Menin Gate: 'He is not missing; he is here'. The words of Lord Plumer at the unveiling of the Menin Gate Memorial in July 1927.
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Paul Reed 14h
The unveiling of the Zeebrugge Memorial in April 1925. It commemorated the British Raid on the port in 1918. This was another memorial the Germans took exception to and they blew it up during .
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WW1cemeteries.com Oct 21
A British soldier tending a war grave near Ypres, (possibly Bard Cottage Cemetery) 1 October 1917. Part of the grave reads 'E. Knowles.'
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Paul Reed Oct 17
Ypres - what a powerful photograph; like some ancient monolith, the ruins of the Cloth Hall stand amidst the shattered remains of Ypres.
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Paul Reed Oct 19
Nice story from ⁦⁩ - Ypres chestnut tree battered but unbowed by wars wins Belgian award.
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Tim Thurlow Oct 21
The rather impressive and striking Ypres Town war memorial photographed last October. Still watching, still waiting and forever remembering a martyred town and her lost children.
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David Amaro Oct 18
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WW1cemeteries.com 13h
A working party going up at night on a duck board track through the flooded shell-holes. Wieltje, 11 January 1918. © IWM (Q 8428)
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WW1cemeteries.com 13h
Original colour image. Soldiers, mules and carts stopped on a street in the ruined village of Voormezeele. August 1917.
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Tim Thurlow Oct 20
This is Ypres Town Cemetery. The roses contrasted so beautifully with the headstones. I took this picture a couple of years ago.
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RetroSikh Oct 24
As we head towards Armistice Day 2020 “Lest we Forget” the contribution of the 1.5 million forgotten Indian Sepoy soldiers who fought in WW1 & 2.5 million in WW2.
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Paul Reed Oct 21
How it started: How it’s going: - from to with the 1/6th West Yorks 1914 - 1915.
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WW1cemeteries.com Oct 22
1920; An unknown man stands alongside one of the two carved Menin Gate lions. were donated to Australia by the Burgomaster of Ypres in 1936. The lions each hold the Ypres Coat of Arms. The lions were given to the Australian government as a gesture of friendship.
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Paul Reed Oct 22
This week back in 2014 I was with our groups commemorating the centenary of First Ypres with help from - we were the only ones to hold a service that week to remember those who fell in in October 1914.
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Invest in Flanders 11h
Thanks to ’s investment in a new high-tech sorting and in Willebroek, packages in will be delivered faster than ever before! The project will create 400 new jobs:
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