Tag Archives: 1918

Remembering what happened in the previous influenza pandemic

Social distancing – isolation and mouth masks Too many people ignoring Health and Safety measures. It is a real shame to see several Easter people ignore the Corona measures and the lockdown. We may not forget that the health measures … Continue reading

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From 2013 up to 2014 for remembring 1914-1918

From the unpublished material 2015 January 5 In July 2013 €450,000 was approved by the Flemish government for the upkeep and restoration of six war grave sites – two British and four German – in West Flanders. €4.4 million agreed … Continue reading

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Anatomy of a World War I Artillery Barrage

Originally posted on The Angry Staff Officer:
Shells bursting at Ypres A lot has been said about the role of artillery in World War I, in both its intensity and ferocity. On the opening day of the Somme on July…

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