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July 31, 2017 - Voice of America

Irish Guards march at the Tyne Cot cemetery ahead of a commemoration to mark the centenary of Passchendaele, The Third Battle of Ypres, in Zonnebeke, Belgium. A humpead wrasse, transported from Japan's southern island of Okinawa,. 2. A humpead ...and more »

Heroes of Passchendaele: Nine Canadians won Victoria Crosses during the notorious battle - National Post

Passchendaele, one of the bloodiest battles of the First World War, began on July 31, 1917. By November, the battle had claimed almost 500,000 casualties. A Canadian flag sits in front of headstone at Tyne Cot Cemetery in Zonnebeke, Belgium. July 31st ...and more »

Charles salutes 'silent witnesses of war': Prince of Wales echoes his great grandfather George V with tribute to ... - Daily Mail

Prince Charles paid tribute yesterday to the British and Allied soldiers who fought at Passchendaele on the centenary of the day the battle began. More than 320,000 Allied forces had been killed, wounded or gone missing by the end of the three-month ...and more »

My distant cousin died in Passchendaele - he will not be forgotten, says JOHN INGHAM -

AS A mark of remembrance, it's not much, just a surname with an initial carved into a panel of Portland stone that stands in a corner of a foreign field. By John Ingham. PUBLISHED: 22:09, Mon, Jul 31, 2017 | UPDATED: 10:40, Tue, Aug 1, 2017. 0. John ...and more »

Former foes mark Passchendaele on centenary of bloody WWI battle - Radio Canada International

Representatives of the British and Belgian royal families, Germany's foreign minister and descendants of some of those who died in one of the First World War's bloodiest battles gathered Monday in western Belgium to mark the centenary of the Third ...and more »

Royal family of England remembers Indian soldiers among World War I martyrs, see pics - Financial Express

July 31 marked the 100th anniversary of the bloodiest battles of World War I, the Battle of Passchendaele. Indian soldiers who fought as part of the British Army during the Raj in the year 1917 were among thousands of martyrs who were remembered at the ...and more »

Battle of Passchendaele: Royalty, relatives commemorate 100th anniversary in Belgium - ABC Online

Relatives read letters and diary excerpts from soldiers who died in the World War I battle of Passchendaele when they gathered for a ceremony to mark 100 years since the start of one of the war's bloodiest offensives. Politicians and royalty joined ...and more »

100 years on: Passchendaele remembered - Channel 4 News

There was courage and bravery but also the “senseless horror of war”. A hundred years after the battle of Passchendaele, a moving ceremony has paid tribute to those who died. Half a million German and Allied troops lost their lives. Today members of ...and more »

'They died in hell, they called it Passchendaele' Commemorations begin to mark centenary of notorious WWI battle - Scottish Daily Record

Thousands of people attended a parade and service in Crieff, Perthshire, to mark start of the bloody battle that cost lives of hundreds of thousands of soldiers. Share. By. Paul Ward. 06:00, 31 JUL 2017; Updated 07:59, 31 JUL 2017. Scotland Now. Play ...and more »

Ceremonies mark 100 years since Passchendaele - Toronto Star

More than half a million Allied and German troops were killed or wounded in a battle that has come to be synonymous with the futility of war. Guests listen to speakers during a ceremony at the Commonwealth War Graves Commisions's Tyne Cot Cemetery on ...and more »