Last survivor re-lives the horrors of Passchendaele

War-weary British soldiers at Passchendaele, [of the British Empire soldiers who lost their lives during that bloody battle around were British & thousands of the SADF].

Passchendaele aerial view - Battle of Passchendaele - Wikipedia

Aerial view of the village of Passchendaele before and after the Third Battle of Ypres, 1917

Dawn over Passchendaele. Frank Hurley

The dawn of Passchendale. The Relay Station near Zonnebeke Station, / Frank Hurley by State Library of New South Wales collection .

Many scenes/frames from the film Passchendaele (2008) were taken directly from still images from the First World War, such as this well-known horrific photograph of the Battle of Passchendaele (Third Battle of Ypres) near Chateau Wood, Ypres, in 1917. Images like this can give us a clear idea of what the battle conditions were like: "terrible, terrible, terrible, terrible...." - Private Richard W. Mercer.  EC

Chateau Wood - Ypres - 1917 Soldiers of an Australian Division field artillery brigade on a duckboard track passing through Chateau Wood, near Hooge in the Ypres salient, 29 October Australian War Memorial collection number

Battle of Passchendaele in 1917 was fought for control of the ridges south & east of Ypres, Belgian.  Estimated total casualties of 848,614.

Top 10 Deadliest Battles of World War I

Battle of Passchendaele in 1917 was fought for control of the ridges south & east of Ypres, Belgian. Estimated total casualties of

The Duchess of Cambridge arrived wearing a white Alexander McQueen coat-dress

William and Kate mark Battle of Passchendaele

Anniversary of Battle of Passchendaele, Ypes, Belgium, July 2017 - The Duchess of Cambridge arrived wearing a white Alexander McQueen coat-dress

Battle of Passchendaele Pictures: Canadian Wounded at the Battle of Passchendaele 16000 livekm of mud

Battle of Passchendaele Pictures

Boris/Michael (sec Soldiers carrying away a wounded soldier in the Battle of Passchendaele.It is a dangerous job to go out and save soldiers.

Derelict Tank in Battlefield by  Unknown Artist

Tank in badly shelled mud area, Battle of Passchendaele. of National Defence/Library and Archives

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

Mud, water, and barbed wire illustrate the horrible terrain through which the Canadians advanced at Passchendaele in late

Battle of Menin Road - wounded at side of the road - Battle of Passchendaele - Wikipedia

Canadian soldiers alongside the Menin Road sector, Battle of Passchendaele,

www.bbc.co.uk Reasons for the battle of Passchendaele

Explore one of the most infamous battles of - the Battle of Passchendaele. Famous for the scale of casualties, and also for the mud.

THE BATTLE OF PASSCHENDAELE, JULY-NOVEMBER 1917

the Battle of Passchendaele begins. Almost 100 days of battle through mud, rain, and devastated landscape would see nearly casualties for a gain of 8 kilometres/ 5 miles.

Maui, Qiana (Sec 1): Soldiers move their trench planks while also helping the injured and escorting the prisoners in the Battle of Passchendaele.

Battle of Passchendaele Pictures

Battle of Passchendaele Pictures: Canadian Pioneers at Battle of Passchendaele

/Battle_of_Passchendaele Also known as third battle of Ypres Australian gunners on a duckboard track in Château Wood near Hooge, 29 October 1917. Photo by Frank Hurley

/Battle_of_Passchendaele Also known as third battle of Ypres Australian gunners on a duckboard track in Château Wood near Hooge, 29 October Photo by Frank Hurley

Australian infantry small box respirators Ypres 1917 - Battle of Passchendaele - Wikipedia

Infantry from the Battalion, Australian Division at Garter Point near Zonnebeke, Ypres sector on September 1917 wearing Small Box Respirators

The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge speak with Victoria Wallace, Director General of the Com...

William and Kate visit Commonwealth War Graves

The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge speak with Victoria Wallace, Director General of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission

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