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Passchendaele: fighting for Belgium

Ever since 1917 Passchendaele has been a byword for the horror of the First World War. The assault on this tiny Belgian village cost the lives of thousands of New Zealand soldiers. But its impact reached far beyond the battlefield, leaving deep scars on many New Zealand communities and families. Read the full article

Page 1 - Passchendaele: fighting for Belgium

Ever since 1917 Passchendaele has been a byword for the horror of the First World War. The assault on this tiny Belgian village cost the lives of thousands of New Zealand

Page 4 - After Passchendaele

Military events in Belgium after the Passchendaele offensive of October 1917, including the failed attack at

1917: Arras, Messines and Passchendaele

During 1917, Allied hopes of a decisive breakthrough on the Western Front were repeatedly raised, then dashed. Read the full article

Page 1 - 1917: Arras, Messines and Passchendaele

During 1917, Allied hopes of a decisive breakthrough on the Western Front were repeatedly raised, then