WWI. ‘Sammy’, the mascot of the Northumberland Fusiliers, was gassed during the Second Battle of Ypres which began on 22 April 1915.

‘Sammy’, mascot of the Northumberland Fusiliers, gassed during the Second Battle of Ypres, April 1915

Gas, mud and horror: How German and Allied forces fought during the First World War

Gas, mud and horror: How German and Allied forces fought during the First World. One of my grandfathers was gassed during this war. He coughed horribly as long as I knew him.

Dan Snow: Second Battle of Ypres - The Dawn of Chemical Warfare - http://www.warhistoryonline.com/guest-bloggers/dan-snow-second-battle-of-ypres-the-dawn-of-chemical-warfare.html

Dan Snow: Second Battle of Ypres - The Dawn of Chemical Warfare

Penny's Tuppence (2 cents in Brit): Remembrance Day, Poppies on Armistice Day. Cargo Trailer.

"In Flanders Fields" a poem by Canadian Lieutenant Colonel John McCrae, was inspired by the death of a friend during the Second Battle of Ypres. The reason Veteran's Day is assocated with poppies.

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In Flanders Fields . By : Canadian Lt. John McCrae during the First World War inspired by the poppy fields near Ypres in Flanders

Coin Gallery London Store - Canada: 2015 $20 First World War: Battlefront Series - The Second Battle of Ypres Silver Coin, $109.95 (http://www.coingallerylondon.com/canada-2015-20-first-world-war-battlefront-series-the-second-battle-of-ypres-silver-coin/)

Canada: 2015 $20 First World War: Battlefront Series - The Second Battle of Ypres Silver Coin

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During World War I, the Second Battle of Ypres was fought from 22 April – 25 May 1915 for control of the strategic Flemish town of Ypres in western Belgium after the First Battle of Ypres the previous autumn. It was the first mass use by Germany of poison gas on the Western Front. For the first time, a former colonial force (the 1st Canadian Division) defeated a European power (the German Empire) on European soil (in the battles of St. Julien and Kitcheners' Wood, engagements during the…

Gas, mud and horror: How German and Allied forces fought during the First World War

Gas on the Front: Second Battle of Ypres

Gas on the Front: Second Battle of Ypres

The Second Battle of Ypres was fought April 22 to May 1915 during World War I and saw the first large-scale use of gas on the Western Front.

British; Canadians at the Second Battle of Ypres, 22nd April- 5th May 1915. From the original painting by Richard Jack

British; Canadians at the Second Battle of Ypres, 22nd April- 5th May 1915. From the original painting by Richard Jack

Double-dated $20 Silver Coin Honours Second Battle of Ypres - Coin Community Forum

Double-dated $20 Silver Coin Honours Second Battle of Ypres - Coin Community Forum

Artistic representation of Canadians troops during the Second Battle of Ypres. Lear about how this battle forever changed #WW1. #cdnhistory

The Second Battle of Ypres

Artistic representation of Canadians troops during the Second Battle of Ypres. Lear about how this battle forever changed

An overview of the battles to date Ypres 1915 Second Battle of Artois May 9th May- June 18th 1915: Second Battle of Artois, Aubers Ridge and Festubert The Second Battle of Artois, which took place from May 9-18 May1915, marked a new extremity of savage and ultimately futile violence on the Western Front. Undaunted by a series of costly failures, including major French attacks rebuffed in Champagne and St. Mihiel and the British Pyrrhic gains at Neuve Chapelle, French chief of the general…

An overview of the battles to date Ypres 1915 Second Battle of Artois May May- June Second Battle of Artois, Aubers Ridge and Festubert.

WW1,1916, Sammy killed. A Northumberland Fusilier with Sammy, the regiment’s…

May 1915 - Second Battle of Ypres Ends in Minor German Tactical Victory Pictured - A Northumberland Fusilier with Sammy, the regiment’s mascot. Sammy was gassed during the Second Battle of.

Maui, Qiana (sec 1): In 1915, the second Battle of Ypres established the reputation of the Canadians as a fighting force. This is a picture of the place after the battle ended.

The Battle of Ypres 1915 Cost 6000 Canadian Casualties

Maui, Qiana (sec In the second Battle of Ypres established the reputation of the Canadians as a fighting force. This is a picture of the place after the battle ended.

World War I’s Second Battle of Ypres: Salient of Death

World War I’s Second Battle of Ypres: Salient of Death

1 oz. Fine Silver Selectively Gold-Plated Coin - First World War Battlefront: The  Second Battle of Ypres - Mintage: 10,000 (2015)

Fine Silver Selectively Gold-Plated Coin - First World War Battlefront: The Second Battle of Ypres - Mintage:

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