Battle of Passchendaele Commemorative stamp

06 Oct 2022  Thu

The Battle of Passchendaele, also known as the Third Battle of Ypres, was the campaign of the First World War from 31 July to 10 November 1917, fought between the Allies and the German Empire. It was the third and most protracted battle in the Belgian city of Ypres.

The Battle of Passchendaele symbolizes the true horror of industrialized trench warfare. Both sides in this war causes suffered heavy casualties and endured appalling conditions. The name Passchendaele has become synonymous with mud, blood and futility. The Battle of Passchendaele did nothing to help the Allied effort and became a symbol of the senseless slaughter of the First World War.

Image Courtesy:

Knowledge Base
Online: 9.30 am to 6.30 pm