The Ypres Salient, 1914-1918

Sanctuary Wood near Ypres

The Belgian town of Ypres, now more generally and correctly known by its Flemish name, Ieper, is very close to Britain.  Geographically, it is only about an hour and a half away – through the Channel Tunnel from Folkestone to Calais, head north to Dunkirk, hang a right and you’re there.  Spiritually, it’s even closer. …

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