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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.

"Where Tommies Go, The Poppies Grow" by Jacqueline Hurley WW1 Remembrance Day Painting British Soldiers from The War Poppy Collection 1914-1918

Remembrance Day art by Jacqueline Hurley Painting 'Where The Tommies Go, The Poppies Grow' From The War Poppy Collection

Last survivor re-lives the horrors of Passchendaele

Last survivor re-lives the horrors of Passchendaele

British soldiers with Trench Coat: developed as an alternative to the heavy serge greatcoats worn by British and French soldiers in the First World War

The Third Battle of Ypres (Passchendaele) 31 July-10 November 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

Wounded, Passchendaele by Paul Nash

Wounded, Passchendaele by Paul Nash. Nash was sent to the front in A sensitive boy, he was obsessed with literature, and to some extent, he felt as though he'd stepped into a novel.

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

Never Forget... I can't buy a poppy for Remembrance Day now I live in the USA, so I'm pinning this.

Silence (a sonnet for Remembrance Day)

Trench warfare: British infantrymen occupying a shallow trench in a ruined landscape before an advance during the Battle of the Somme

World War I. German trench near Ypres

World War I. French soldiers in a trench during the winter in Alsace.

Found on the back of a milestone on Shooters Hill, London

Found on the back of a milestone on Shooters Hill, London. A milestone erected in the Century, to which a plate commemorating the the First World War battles of Ypres, and indicating the distance to Ypres has been attached.

ypres WW1 then & now - YouTube

ypres WW1 then & now - YouTube

The Last Days of Mankind: This is the world we made in Europe.

WWI - Australian gunners on a duckboard track in Château Wood near Hooge, 29 October

ypres WW1 then & now - YouTube

ypres WW1 then & now - YouTube

The Lochnagar Crater in Somme, France is a privately owned crater made during World War I. It was purchased by Richard Dunning in 1978 with the aim of preserving the site.

At on July 1916 the Battle of the Somme started with explosion of 17 massive 'mines' underneath enemy territory. Lochnagar was the largest of these. It remains "The largest crater ever made by man 'in anger'".

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