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A publication dedicated to the remembrance of Flanders Fields and other events of The Great War.

It was still hot and the cloudless 32° Celsius usually were the proper reason not to exit the car without the need of doing so.


There are better ideas than making a tour to some sites located outside with four children in the car. Fortunately, our Mercedes had good air conditioning which we excessively used during the one-hour drive to the area of Ieper.


On July 31st, 1917 — nearly 103 years ago — the Third Battle of Ypres, also known as the Battle of Passchendaele — took place on the Western Front.


The first part of my trip in pursue of WW1-heritage sites lead me to Ypres (French version) or Ieper in local tongue in West-Flanders.


As we ventured to West-Flanders in Belgium last year — just as we did in the years before — I hadn’t anything specific in mind regarding any historical topic.

In Flanders Fields

A publication dedicated to the remembrance of Flanders Fields and other events of The Great War.

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