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Ypres and the Great War
Battlefield sites around Ypres
Between 1914 and 1918 hundreds of thousands of soldiers fought doggedly over this cramped corner of the Western Front in four years of concentrated warfare around Ypres.
The desolate battlefield landscape that defines the Ypres Salient's horrors in popular memory is long gone but many reminders of the profound impression the Great War made here, remain today.
Other popular and interesting battlefield sites around Ypres: Hill 60, German cemetery in Langemark, Essex Farm Cemetery - site John Mc Crae, Bayernwald or Pool of Peace - mine crater - in Wijtschate and many more...