Passchendaele 100 Years On
The Battle of Passchendaele (Third Battle of Ypres, Flandernschlacht and Deuxième Bataille des Flandres) was a campaign of the First World War, fought by the Allies against the German Empire. The battle took place on the Western Front, from July to November 1917.
There were 275,000 casualties lost overall to the armies under British command at Passchendaele. The Germans suffered another 220,000 killed and wounded. At the end, the point of it all was unclear. In 1918, all the ground gained there by the Allies was evacuated in the face of a looming German assault.
The Kingsbury Time Travellers have an ongoing project 'Crossing Paths — A Tragic Coincidence for the Parish? — Passchendaele 100 Years On'. Download as a PDF their interesting and thought provoking document ....
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