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A birdseye view of the battlefield north of Ypres Manchester

A birdseye view of the battlefield north of Ypres Manchester


Sketch map to illustrate attack upon Houthulst Forest, 22 October 1917. Davson, The Histo… | Ypres and the Passchendaele ridge, Flanders (1917 & 1921).

Aerial view of battle trenches at Ypres, Belgium World war one 1917 Alamy Stock Photo

IWM (Q 29795) Aerial oblique view of Ypres showing the ruins of the

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Aerial oblique view of Ypres showing the ruins of the city. – Image Courtesy of the Imperial War Museum (IWM Q 29795)

The Somme WWI battle

Aerial view of the ruins of Ypres during the Third Battle of Ypres, September 1917 [900x658]

My copy of the Illustrated Michelin Guide to the Battle-Fields (1914-1918

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28 April 1917 map of Greenland Hill overlaid on to Google Earth. Map taken from

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The Battle of Passchendaele: A conflict remembered

Archaeological dig site at Wijtschate, Belgium, excavating remnants of a World War I trench

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Ruins of Ypres, Belgium, after the Second Battle of Ypres in 1915. -

First Battle of Ypres

Satellite photo (2010, GoogleEarth), showing the part played by the 2nd Bn DCLI in the counter attack of 23 Apr 1915 (red arrows), looking north.

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Passchendaele centenary: the Menin Gate inauguration ceremony – archive, July 1927 | World news | The Guardian

Wilfred Owen and fellow officers of the 5th battalion of the Manchester Regiment at Witley North

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... Country but a look at associated stories of the postwar period of battlefield tourism and creation of Commonwealth War Graves Commission cemeteries.

Khaki Chums Christmas truce

17th Battalion Manchester Regiment on the Somme

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Mandatory Credit: Photo by Colorsport/REX/Shutterstock (3135799a) Football - 1908

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Local operations, 12–22 November

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English soldiers with bayonets fixed at the Battle of Ypres in 1915. Photo12 / UIG

Vertical aerial view of Majoorgracht and Pacific Eiland. Click for larger view. Image credit: Gregs War Collection

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Terrain through which the Canadian Corps advanced at Passchendaele in late 1917

British troops moving up to the trenches, 2.5 miles East of Ypres (Image: GETTY)

... to visit the site of the Battle of Manchester Hill, which happened exactly 100 years ago. They have written about their time in France and Belgium and ...

Mud on he Passchendaele Battlefield


Google Maps satellite view of Ypres, with the field of the following photograph outlined. Arrow shows bottom of field.

Obliterated: Original site of the village of Butte de Vaquois which was destroyed between Feb

Fir Tree Map - World War 1 - Ypres Salient

Bottom right corner: The old road from Ypres passing St Jean and Wieltje here. A, B, C: New ...

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Men of the 2nd Argyll and Sutherland Highlanders wearing cotton-waste pad-respirators,

Beaumont-Hamel is a village about 24 kilometres south of Arras and the Redan Ridge Cemeteries (Nos. 1, 2 and 3) are situated to the north of the village.

A drone flying overhead in La Boisselle, France, captured the World War I Lochnager

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1 Aerial view of the French National War Cemetery at Notre-Dame-de-Lorette ...

A History of the First World War in 100 Moments: The 'blackest day' of the German army - and the assault that finally broke its spirit

Events include a ceremony at Casteldante Monumental Shrine, where 20,000 Italian, Austrian, Czech and Hungarian soldiers of the Great War, known and unknown ...

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17th Battalion Manchester Regiment on the Somme

The progression of the battle and the general disposition of troops

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British offensive preparations[edit]

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An effort to find more information about Serjeant Gould's family revealed the record below, from the 1911 Census of England and Wales.

Archive stills courtesy of Tyne & Wear Archives & Museums; British Film Institute; Imperial War Museum; and North East Film Archive

Present day Google maps view of Majoorgracht and Pacific Eiland. Click for larger view

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The Silver War Badge was instituted in 1916 and awarded to men who were honourably discharged

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Figure 3. Satellite photo (GoogleEarth 2010) showing the location of the front line immediately south of St Eloi, The large craters were the German mines ...

Strategic developments[edit]

... less of a Bristolian focus. Stops will cover actions by units from Wiltshire, Somerset and South Wales. As such, we thought it apt to name the tour 'The ...

XIII Platoon, 16th Manchesters. Courtesy manchesters.org

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RedcarWatch footage of Redcar's Pages of the Sea tribute from the air

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It has been argued that the Battle of Messines was the most successful local operation of the war.


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Potijze Chateau

London Blitz, Heinkel, Second World War

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Potijze Chateau

German prisoners and British wounded cross the Yser Canal near Boesinghe, 31 July 1917.

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With support from the British and French authorities, 70 Air Cadets took part in an expedition to France and Belgium to commemorate the foundation of the ...

William Robinson (Image: Manchester Evening News)

Wednesday July 19, 1916: 3pm. Fromelles: German artillery open up on Australian trenches and VC Corner. Battle of the Somme, WW1.

Trench footprint: The still pockmarked landscape of Beaumont Hamel on the Somme where the Newfoundland