Ypres

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A Belgian village that was the proving ground for the first modern (World War I) chemical weapons—chlorine, phosgene, mustard gas
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After trench warfare deadlocks troops on both sides, the Germans use poison gas at Ypres, Belgium.
Archaeologists discovered the remains along with dozens of artefacts in a network of trenches at Ypres, Belgium, during the excavation of a planned motorway route.
The three unknown soldiers - one from the Lancashire Fusiliers and two Australians - were buried in a special service at Tyne Cot Cemetery near Ypres, Belgium, with full military honours.
"Any visitors to the Welsh Memorial Park in Ypres, Belgium, will find that it's a dragon that's on display there.
He also played in the tri-service orchestra - made up of army, navy and air force musicians - at the annual Royal British Legion Festival of Remembrance earlier this year at the Royal Albert Hall in London and at the BBC's Passchendaele 100 concert in Ypres, Belgium, in July.
He was awarded Britain's highest military honour by King George V in December 1917 for his astonishing bravery in the battle for Wurst Farm in Ypres, Belgium.
Originally published in French in 1917, this diary documents events in the town of Ypres, Belgium, between October 1914 and May 1915 during the Flanders campaign of World War II, as Soeur Marguerite of the Sisters of Lamotte worked with the FriendsAE Ambulance Unit and local priest Camille Delaere to help the civilian population.
Exactly 100 years after thousands of British and Commonwealth troops went "over the top", Charles led a gathering of 4000 members of their families at the Tyne Cot cemetery near Ypres, Belgium.
October 1914, Ypres, Belgium. The British forces, bolstered by huge numbers of volunteer soldiers from across the Empire, have suffered huge casualties in one of the first bloody battles of The Great War.
A TEAM of naval reservists from HMS Calliope in Gateshead has returned from Ypres, Belgium, where they completed a strenuous 100km march.
A TEAM of naval reservists from HMS Calliope on the Gateshead Quayside has returned from Ypres, Belgium, where they successfully completed a strenuous 100km march.