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July 31 2007

31st July 2007 is the 90th anniversary of the start of the Battle of Passchendaele (or Third Ypres)

The Battle of Passchendaele was one of the largest battles of the first World War , and became symbolic of the horrific nature of the WWI. The battle is commemorated at Tyne Cot Cemetery and Memorial (and the Menin Gate in Ypres), the largest cemetery for Commonwealth Forces in the world.

Germany lost approximately 270,000 soldiers, while the British Empire forces lost about 300,000, 

Recently the last known surviving British soldier from World War One, Harry Patch, 109 years old, visited the site where he fought 90 years ago.

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