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Brussels :: Belgium | 9 days ago

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If a trip to Europe has always sounded appealing, this might be the year to do it. World War I, and several countries in Europe are gearing up to commemorate the occasion with a number of events...Just over two weeks after it opened for business, the

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Brussels :: Belgium | 3 months ago

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He was the son of James and Mary Mulalley, of Newcastle, Enfield, Co Meath and like many others he was buried without a grave in Flanders thousands of miles away from home. John was killed during the first battle of Ypres and his name is listed on

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Mons :: Belgium | 3 months ago

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That they should be buried so close to each other is, to the best of anyone's knowledge, pure coincidence. The St Symphorien Military Cemetery was established by the German Army in 1914. They were granted permission to bury their dead on the land by

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Brussels :: Belgium | 4 months ago

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The Premier League is to donate a floodlit football pitch to mark the centenary of the Christmas Truce match which saw British and German troops play each other during the First World War. English football's top flight announced that it will build a

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Arras :: France | 5 months ago

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First World War tourism may now sustain Ypres, and many towns and cities along the snaking path of the Western Front prosper from it. But few of those tourists return unaffected by what they see and learn when they get there. And now that the

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Gosport :: United Kingdom | 5 months ago

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As a bugler played the "Last Post," a cascade of red paper poppies floated down Monday from Menin Gate in Ypres as visitors from around the globe came to honor the dead of World War I. The gate's vaulted ceiling in the Belgian town lists the names of

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Brussels :: Belgium | 5 months ago

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Belgium has been sprucing up its cemeteries, renovating museums and churning out commemorative memorabilia as the centenary approaches next year of World War One, a four-year-long event which is expected to bring millions of new visitors to the

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Zonnebeke :: Belgium | 5 months ago

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WW1 anniversary means battlefield business for Belgium BBC News, Flanders At the Menin Gate the Last Post is sounded every night to audiences big and small With more than two million visitors expected to visit Belgium's World War One sites over the

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Liège :: Belgium | 5 months ago

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Belgium will mark the centenary of World War I proud of its resistance to invading German troops in August 1914 but also haunted by the bloody disasters which followed. The "Great War", the "War to End All Wars" ravaged Belgium but rallied national

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London :: United Kingdom | 6 months ago

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13 October 2013 0 View comments A stunning collection of photographs of World War One battlefields as they are today are to go on show in Britain for the first time. A hundred years on, with no one alive to remember the 'war to end all wars', only

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