WWI: Fifty two months, fifty two posts – 39 – They Called It Passchendaele

The Third Battle of Ypres, which has become known in popular parlance as Passchendaele, was one of the most miserable offensives of the war on the Western Front. Starting in July, with an attack on Messines, and finishing in November with the taking of the ridge just beyond Passchendaele. Having spent months fighting the terrain … Continue reading WWI: Fifty two months, fifty two posts – 39 – They Called It Passchendaele