Thursday, 8 November 2012

St. Julien and Passchendaele

The St.Julien Memorial, 7km outside of Ypres (Ieper),was
erected in memory of the Canadian soldiers who fought and
died during the first gas attacks of World War I.


Passchendaele, often referred to as the Third Battle of Ypres, has gone down
in history as one of the bitterest struggles of World War I.  The low solid
monument sits atop of the hill overlooking the now peaceful Belgian

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