World War I in Photos: Men wounded in the Ypres battle of September Walking along the Menin road, to be taken to the clearing station. German prisoners are seen assisting at stretcher bearing. Wilkins/State Library of Victoria)
Menin road, 1917 - I have seen this photo before and wondered about it. It is such a shallow, narrow trench, and they are so packed in. It just looks like a death trap. One artillery shell and the whole lot is gone.
The Cambridges Join Belgian Royals to Mark the Centenary of Passchendaele. The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge are visiting Belgium for a two-day visit to attend commemorations marking the centenary of the first day of Passchendaele, the third Battle of Ypres.