|Fighting in Flanders Fields, own picture from a photograph taken in 2017|
In Flanders Fields Museum
On 31 July 1917, one of the worst battles in History took place near Ypres in Belgium.
It was called the Battle of Passchendaele or the Third Battle of Ypres.
Hundred years ago, soldiers from the British Empire (they came from Australia,
Canada, India, Newfoundland, New Zealand, South Africa and the United Kingdom),
France and Belgium had to fight for a few square meters of land in the deadliest
|Menin Gate with the monument of India in Front - own picture taken in 2017|
On 30 July 2017, a lot of remembrances will take place at Ypres. There will be
a special Last Post ceremony at the Menin Gate in presence of
King Philippe of the Belgians,
his wife Queen Mathilde,
William, Duke of Cambridge
and Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge.
|The Menin Gate with lots of names of Fallen soldiers - own picture taken in 2017|
|poppies at the Menin Gate in Ypres, Belgium - own picture taken in 2017|
To know more, check their site on this link .
|Ypres, Cloth Hall and the In Flanders Fields museum own picture 2017|
The commemorations are organized in association with the British Government
and the Commonwealth War Graves Commission (founded in 1917) .
|Ypres Grand Place with the Cloth Hall and the in Flanders Fields museum|
own picture 2017
|Ypres destroyed during Word War I - picture from painting taken in 2017|
Last Post ceremony at the Menin Gate of 30 July 2017
|Queen Mathilde, King Philippe of the Belgians, Duke of Cambridge,|
Duchess of Cambridge - screenshot
|Duke and Duchess of Cambridge - screenshot|
|King Philippe of the Belgians and Queen Mathilde - screenshot|