Lest We Forget

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This is a photo from the Third Battle of Ypres (1917) also known as Paschendaele. Notable to Canadians as the first time a former colonial force (Canada) pushed back a major European power (Germans) on European soil. The battle of Paschendaele took place between late July and November, in a season where the area would see more rain than they had in 30 years, and was the first time the Germans would use mustard gas on the Western Front.

Note: Flanders Flield was written at the Second Battle of Ypres by Canadian Lieutenant Colonel John McCrae.
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