Tag - Passchendaele

Battle of Ypres Ends

14 NOV 1917: World War I and today sees the end of the third battle of Ypres, on the Western Front. Australian troops had been involved in the third battle of Ypres for three and a half months and suffered heavy losses at such places as Menin Road, Glencorse Wood, Polygon Wood, Broodseinde Ridge and Passchendaele. The Third Battle of Ypres was the major British offensive in Flanders in 1917. It was planned to break through the strongly fortified and...

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