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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 »

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 »

Prince Charles hails courage of soldiers at Passchendaele memorial service -

Smartly dressed, reverential, the relatives of the fallen sat in military rows to join Prince Charles and the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge to mark the centenary of the launch of the bloodbath east of Ypres which became known as Passchendaele. By the ...and more »

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

By Levon Sevunts | Monday 31 July, 2017 , 0 Comments ↓ · Facebook Twitter Google+ Pinterest WeChat Email Print · Share. Representatives of the British and Belgian royal families, Germany's foreign minister and descendants of some of ...and more »

July 31, 2017 - Voice of America

1 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,.and more »

A Time to Remember: Perthshire honours heroes of Passchendaele - Scottish Daily Record

The 100-year commemoration of the Battle of Passchendaele was marked in Scotland with a poignant parade and service in Crieff on Sunday. The national event, which launched the wider 'Crieff Remembers' fortnight and was supported by Armed Forces ...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 »

Heroes in the mud 100 years on - photos from the Battle of Passchendaele are restored to colour -

Photos of soldiers laughing and joking during the Battle of Passchendaele are restored into colour to commemorate one of the First World War's most horrific conflicts. Share. By. 08:05, 1 AUG 2017; Updated 16:14, 1 AUG 2017. Soldiers from ...and more »

Battle of Passchendaele recreated in 360-degree video to mark 100th anniversary - International Business Times UK

The Battle of Passchendaele has been recreated in a series of 360-degree videos released by the Royal British Legion to mark the centenary. Why advertise with us. The videos feature first-hand audio accounts, diary excerpts, and archive film and photos.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, when Canadian troops seized the town, the battle had claimed almost 500,000 casualties. Nine Canadians were awarded Victoria Crosses. Mitchell ...and more »