Liutenant Colonel John McCrae was a poet, medical, artist and soldier during Worl War I and surgeon during the Second Battle of Ypres Belgium Known for his famous poem In Flander Fields as a tribute to the fallen Died of pneumonia

Liutenant Colonel John McCrae was a poet, medical, artist and soldier during Worl War I and surgeon during the Second Battle of Ypres Belgium Known for his famous poem In Flander Fields as a tribute to the fallen Died of pneumonia

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

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

Map of the Ypres Salient to show the area of ground gained by the Germans by the end of the day on 22 April 1915.

Map of the Ypres Salient to show the area of ground gained by the Germans by the end of the day on 22 April 1915.

Our Family's Pagan Memorial Day | musings of a kitchen witch

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Our Family's Pagan Memorial Day | musings of a kitchen witch

The Royal Canadian Mint have issued a new coin which remembers one of the most decisive battles which took place early on in the Great War, later referred to as the First World War after 1939. The second Battle of Ypres was fought from the 22nd April to the 25th May 1915 for control of the strategic Flemish town of Ypres in western Belgium, following the First Battle of Ypres the previous autumn. The 1st Canadian Division defeated the forces of a European power, the German Empire on…

The Royal Canadian Mint have issued a new coin which remembers one of the most decisive battles which took place early on in the Great War, later referred to as the First World War after 1939. The second Battle of Ypres was fought from the 22nd April to the 25th May 1915 for control of the strategic Flemish town of Ypres in western Belgium, following the First Battle of Ypres the previous autumn. The 1st Canadian Division defeated the forces of a European power, the German Empire on…

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 - http://www.warhistoryonline.com/guest-bloggers/dan-snow-second-battle-of-ypres-the-dawn-of-chemical-warfare.html

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.

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 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…

rememberance day | Remembrance Day – 11/11/11, 11:11 | Cassiefairy's lifestyle blog

rememberance day | Remembrance Day – 11/11/11, 11:11 | Cassiefairy's lifestyle blog

The 48th Highlanders of Canada were honoured as a new memorial plaque was unveiled in Belgium Saturday to commemorate the Second Battle of Ypres in 1915.

Highlanders honoured in Belgium

The 48th Highlanders of Canada were honoured as a new memorial plaque was unveiled in Belgium Saturday to commemorate the Second Battle of Ypres in 1915.

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