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Ieper :: Belgium | 2 days ago

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thousands of poppies at the Menin Gate on Remembrance Day. Photograph: David Bagnall/Alamy Take me there: Ieper, Flanders Why go? Next week sees the start of a long-running series of commemorative events to mark the centenary of the First World War.

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Brussels :: Belgium | 19 days ago

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Our bikes rattle over the cobbles as we leave Grote Markt in central Ypres and nose our way toward the Menin Gate. On July 9, this stone arch memorial to the thousands killed in battles around this pretty Belgian market town between 1914 and 1918,

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Kortrijk :: Belgium | 1 month ago

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German Chancellor Angela Merkel, center, speaks with the press as she arrives for an European People's Party meeting in Kortrijk, Belgium on Thursday, June 26, 2014. European Union heads of state will gather on Thursday for the first day of an EU

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Paris :: France | 3 months ago

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The Star asked readers to tell us about relatives who fought during the First World War. We said Katie Daubs and Richard Lautens would try to honour their family members with a quiet moment, or a flower, or perhaps if time allowed a picture of a

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Toronto :: Canada | 3 months ago

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Richard Lautens/Toronto Star The Canadian 'Brooding Soldier' memorial was unveiled in 1923 to commemorate the second battle of Ypres and the first gas attack of the war. Dear Wife we hear all kinds of rummers hear but I must tell you this that those

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Brussels :: Belgium | 3 months ago

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flickr.com The past is never forgotten in Belgium but its present has plenty to offer, writes David Whitley. Heads are bowed, arms are crossed and tears are slowly trickling down cheeks as the four silver-haired buglers run through the mournful

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Brussels :: Belgium | 4 months 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 | 7 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 | 7 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 | 8 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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