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German prisoners help to carry casualties away from the front

Canadian soldier with German prisoners. WW1 Passchendaele

Second Battle of Passchendaele - wounded.jpg. Canadian troops carry ...

Canadian soldiers with a group of German POWs after the Battle of Passchendaele.

A soldier stands alone during the Battle of Passchendaele; ca.1917

Allied troops at the Yser Canal, Belgium, 31 July 1917. The opening day

Soldiers during the First World War's battle of Passchendaele.

Canadian Soldiers take back a wounded from the front during the battle of Passchendaele; ca. November, 1917

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

Battle of Passchendaele

War hardened Canadian soldiers sitting on duck boards. Passchendaele WW1

Battle of Passchendaele. Canadian soldiers ...

Canadian pioneers lay trench mats (duckboards) over the mud at Passchendaele, November 1917. © WILLIAM RIDER-RIDER, LIBRARY AND ARCHIVES CANADA—PA002156

Passchendaele WW1. Canadian soldier walks amongst the waste

Canadian soldiers carry *trench mats* or *duck boards* across the blasted fields

Second Battle of Passchendaele, October-November 1917. Here Canadian soldiers are laying duck boards, to aid walking across shell-blasted terrain made more ...

A strecther party struggles through knee deep mud at Passchendaele

CO Hill 70 (Lens) August: Canadian troops: A group of stretcher bearers playing a game of poker on a railway truck in Lens.

Battle of Passchendaele centenary: Photos show the horrors of the First World War

Australian infantry with small box respirator gas masks, Ypres, September 1917

Hellish memories: Canadian and German World War I soldiers helping each other at Passchendaele.

Wounded Canadians at a dressing station at the battle of Passchendaele (LAC M#3397038).

The picture included here was taken on 1st August 1917, shows a stretcher party struggling through the mud.

War-weary Canadian soldiers at Passchendaele, 1917.

Canadian soldiers returning from Vimy Ridge, May 1917

Soldiers during the First World War's battle of Passchendaele.

Battle of Passchendaele

Captain Christopher Patrick John O'Kelly after he earned the Victoria Cross at Passchendaele.

Highland Territorials in a trench [La Gorgue, France], August I know these soldiers would have been very proud of their uniform, but a kilt just doesn' t ...

The Third Battle of Yrpes ended when Canadians finally

First Battle of Passchendaele

Battle of Passchendaele centenary: Photos show the horrors of the First World War

British stretcher bearers carry a wounded soldier in the clinging mud of Passchendaele. Photograph:

A Canadian soldier covered in mud returning from the front lines, ca. 1918 (

Canadians carrying trench mats at Passchendaele. Wounded german prisoners with Canucks in the background (LAC M#3623660).

November 1917: A Canadian soldier lights a German prisoner's cigarette at Passchendaele on the Western Front Reuters Passchendaele

Dept. of National Defence/Library and Archives Canada/PA-001388 (modified from the original). Colourized by Canadian Colour.

Australian walking wounded on the Menin Road return from the front Hulton Archive/Getty Images Passchendaele

Passchendaele: BATTLE OF The Messines Ridge near Ypres

Passchendaele, Autumn 1917, Canadian soldiers are carrying duckboards across a desolate wilderness of waterfilled

Bringing in a wounded soldier upon a stretcher at Passchendaele (LAC M#3395863).

Battle of Passchendaele centenary: Photos show the horrors of the First World War

Thursday, August 15, 2013

Battle of Passchendaele 1917. Canadian troops carry ...

This exhibit is intended to promote an important part of Canadian history and pay tribute to our former engineer and resident, Augustus McKnight.

Hunter soldier: Private R. H. Gibson

A Canadian pioneer battalion cleaning up the battlefield (LAC M#3405565).

Death and injuries at the battle of Passchendaele

British soldiers moving forward during the Battle of Broodseinde. Photo by Ernest Brooks.

Swamps around Zonnebeke

Soldiers carry a wounded comrade during the Battle of Passchendaele in 1917. Photo: John

Soldiers moving a gun through the mud

Members of the 38th Battalion were recruited in Ottawa and served in many battles during the First World War, including the battle of Passchendaele.

A wounded Canadian and a wounded German soldier share a light (LAC M#3397047).

Australian soldiers crossing a duckboard, surrounded by water and a shelled landcscape

Mud, mud and more mud: Troops of the 5th Division walking along a winding

Vimy and Passchendaele: Canada's bravest and blackest hours - Macleans.ca

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Ceremonies today at Tyne Cot Cemetary, Zonnebeke Belgium to mark the 10tth anniversary of the

Fort Langley farmer Arthur Wilson, who had only recently returned to the 47th after being wounded at Vimy Ridge, was also among those participating in the ...

Cdn. soldiers returning from Vimy Ridge

Soldiers on duckboards

LS4116_13_Passcendaele1_1999-929-Jacking-a-field-gun-at-Flanders

A small portion of Tyne Cot cemetary near Passchendaele village. A great many of the

Battle of Passchendaele centenary: Photos show the horrors of the First World War

Up on the Passchendaele Ridge, this memorial to the 85th Canadian Infantry Battalion, the Nova Scotia Highlanders, can be found in the fields where they ...

Brtish tank, mired and hit in the mud of Passchendaele 1917, the remains of a light rail track in the forefront and what appears to be an artillery piece in ...

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

Canadians preparing to build a road at Passchendaele (LAC M#3405566).

Soldiers wounded at Vimy Ridge. Canadian soldiers bringing ...

Canadian gunners struggle to free an 18pdr field gun which has sunk into mud

IWM Q 6050 Battle of Poelcappelle. Royal Engineers taking drums of telephone wire along a

Machine guns[edit]

The Canadians take Passchendaele. Plan of Attack for Passchendaele, Oct.26 - Nov.10, 1917 (Courtesy of KenoraGreatWarProject.ca).

[Larger Version]

Second Battle of Passchendaele

Weary: A soldier is watched by his comrades as he sleeps in the trenches in

Canadian Machine Gun Company holding defensive positions during the Second Battle of Passchendaele

They are excited because they proved themselves as soldiers, fighting for Canada, doing what the other Allies couldn't. fight

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A wounded NZ soldier on a stretcher in Belgium, late 1917.

British-troops-eating-their-Christmas-dinner-in-a-

Warrant Officer Matt Russell, taking part in Passchendaele commemorations, shows a picture of his

Thousands of soldiers who were sent to needless death, by Haig and by him, could well ask, "Why didn't you ask. Why didn't you look. Why didn't you care?"

Killed German soldiers during the Battle of Passchendaele, 1917. . The German Army would suffer 250,000 - 400,000 casualties in the infamous Battle of ...

The muddy fields of Passchendaele proved challenging for soldiers. (Library and Archives Canada)

Mud on he Passchendaele Battlefield

Passchendaele Centenary: "One Hundred Years On We Still Stand Together"

Pictured: British troops prepare a machine gun position at Ypres. The Battle of Passchendaele ...

A Soldier's Sketchbook: An Illustrated First World War Diary of R. H. Rabjohn.

Canadian soldiers survey a destroyed German bunker Nov 1917

But it once again reminds us what the soldiers faced on a daily basis,…

We are just half a mile south of Passchendaele village itself, the rebuilt village church on the horizon,…

Christina Broom auction

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German prisoners help to carry casualties away from the front

Canadian soldier with German prisoners. WW1 Passchendaele

Second Battle of Passchendaele - wounded.jpg. Canadian troops carry ...

Canadian soldiers with a group of German POWs after the Battle of Passchendaele.

A soldier stands alone during the Battle of Passchendaele; ca.1917

Allied troops at the Yser Canal, Belgium, 31 July 1917. The opening day

Soldiers during the First World War's battle of Passchendaele.

Canadian Soldiers take back a wounded from the front during the battle of Passchendaele; ca. November, 1917

Wikimedia Commons 

War hardened Canadian soldiers sitting on duck boards. Passchendaele WW1

Battle of Passchendaele. Canadian soldiers ...

Canadian pioneers lay trench mats (duckboards) over the mud at Passchendaele, November 1917. © WILLIAM RIDER-RIDER, LIBRARY AND ARCHIVES CANADA—PA002156

Canadian soldiers carry *trench mats* or *duck boards* across the blasted fields

Passchendaele WW1. Canadian soldier walks amongst the waste

CO Hill 70 (Lens) August: Canadian troops: A group of stretcher bearers playing a game of poker on a railway truck in Lens.

A strecther party struggles through knee deep mud at Passchendaele

Second Battle of Passchendaele, October-November 1917. Here Canadian soldiers are laying duck boards, to aid walking across shell-blasted terrain made more ...

Battle of Passchendaele centenary: Photos show the horrors of the First World War

Australian infantry with small box respirator gas masks, Ypres, September 1917

Australian stretcher bearers trapped in mud, Battle of Ypres, 1917. Photo courtesy Australian

Hellish memories: Canadian and German World War I soldiers helping each other at Passchendaele.

Wounded Canadians at a dressing station at the battle of Passchendaele (LAC M#3397038).

War-weary Canadian soldiers at Passchendaele, 1917.

Canadian soldiers returning from Vimy Ridge, May 1917

Battle of Passchendaele

Captain Christopher Patrick John O'Kelly after he earned the Victoria Cross at Passchendaele.

Soldiers during the First World War's battle of Passchendaele.

The picture included here was taken on 1st August 1917, shows a stretcher party struggling through the mud.

Highland Territorials in a trench [La Gorgue, France], August I know these soldiers would have been very proud of their uniform, but a kilt just doesn' t ...

The Third Battle of Yrpes ended when Canadians finally

Battle of Passchendaele centenary: Photos show the horrors of the First World War

First Battle of Passchendaele

A Canadian soldier covered in mud returning from the front lines, ca. 1918 (

British stretcher bearers carry a wounded soldier in the clinging mud of Passchendaele. Photograph:

Canadians carrying trench mats at Passchendaele. Wounded german prisoners with Canucks in the background (LAC M#3623660).

November 1917: A Canadian soldier lights a German prisoner's cigarette at Passchendaele on the Western Front Reuters Passchendaele

Dept. of National Defence/Library and Archives Canada/PA-001388 (modified from the original). Colourized by Canadian Colour.

Passchendaele: BATTLE OF The Messines Ridge near Ypres

Battle of Passchendaele centenary: Photos show the horrors of the First World War

Thursday, August 15, 2013

Passchendaele, Autumn 1917, Canadian soldiers are carrying duckboards across a desolate wilderness of waterfilled

This exhibit is intended to promote an important part of Canadian history and pay tribute to our former engineer and resident, Augustus McKnight.

Bringing in a wounded soldier upon a stretcher at Passchendaele (LAC M#3395863).

Battle of Passchendaele 1917. Canadian troops carry ...

A Canadian pioneer battalion cleaning up the battlefield (LAC M#3405565).

British soldiers moving forward during the Battle of Broodseinde. Photo by Ernest Brooks.

Death and injuries at the battle of Passchendaele

Swamps around Zonnebeke

Wikimedia Commons

Soldiers moving a gun through the mud

A wounded Canadian and a wounded German soldier share a light (LAC M#3397047).

Australian soldiers crossing a duckboard, surrounded by water and a shelled landcscape

Mud, mud and more mud: Troops of the 5th Division walking along a winding

800px-1st_Division_laying_duckboards_over_the_muddy_ground_in_Passchendaele_(AWM_E00837)

Vimy and Passchendaele: Canada's bravest and blackest hours - Macleans.ca

Fort Langley farmer Arthur Wilson, who had only recently returned to the 47th after being wounded at Vimy Ridge, was also among those participating in the ...

Ceremonies today at Tyne Cot Cemetary, Zonnebeke Belgium to mark the 10tth anniversary of the

Cdn. soldiers returning from Vimy Ridge

Soldiers on duckboards

Australian walking wounded on the Menin Road return from the front Hulton Archive/Getty Images Passchendaele

Up on the Passchendaele Ridge, this memorial to the 85th Canadian Infantry Battalion, the Nova Scotia Highlanders, can be found in the fields where they ...

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

LS4116_13_Passcendaele1_1999-929-Jacking-a-field-gun-at-Flanders

Brtish tank, mired and hit in the mud of Passchendaele 1917, the remains of a light rail track in the forefront and what appears to be an artillery piece in ...

A small portion of Tyne Cot cemetary near Passchendaele village. A great many of the

Canadian Machine Gun Company holding defensive positions during the Second Battle of Passchendaele

Battle of Passchendaele centenary: Photos show the horrors of the First World War

Machine guns[edit]

Canadians preparing to build a road at Passchendaele (LAC M#3405566).

Soldiers wounded at Vimy Ridge. Canadian soldiers bringing ...

Second Battle of Passchendaele

Canadian gunners struggle to free an 18pdr field gun which has sunk into mud

IWM Q 6050 Battle of Poelcappelle. Royal Engineers taking drums of telephone wire along a

Weary: A soldier is watched by his comrades as he sleeps in the trenches in

The Canadians take Passchendaele. Plan of Attack for Passchendaele, Oct.26 - Nov.10, 1917 (Courtesy of KenoraGreatWarProject.ca).

[Larger Version]

They are excited because they proved themselves as soldiers, fighting for Canada, doing what the other Allies couldn't. fight

British-troops-eating-their-Christmas-dinner-in-a-

Killed German soldiers during the Battle of Passchendaele, 1917. . The German Army would suffer 250,000 - 400,000 casualties in the infamous Battle of ...

Mud on he Passchendaele Battlefield

Thousands of soldiers who were sent to needless death, by Haig and by him, could well ask, "Why didn't you ask. Why didn't you look. Why didn't you care?"

Pictured: British troops prepare a machine gun position at Ypres. The Battle of Passchendaele ...

A Soldier's Sketchbook: An Illustrated First World War Diary of R. H. Rabjohn.

But it once again reminds us what the soldiers faced on a daily basis,…

We are just half a mile south of Passchendaele village itself, the rebuilt village church on the horizon,…

Christina Broom auction

The muddy fields of Passchendaele proved challenging for soldiers. (Library and Archives Canada)

Passchendaele2-row1._V179866437_

Warrant Officer Matt Russell, taking part in Passchendaele commemorations, shows a picture of his

Albertina Marker

Passchendaele Centenary: "One Hundred Years On We Still Stand Together"

German prisoners helping to carry wounded British soldiers back to their trenches after an attack near

Canadian soldiers survey a destroyed German bunker Nov 1917

The Road To Passchendaele, by Richard van Emden, is published by Pen & Sword at £25. Offer price £20 until June 25. Order at mailbookshop.co.uk or call 0844 ...