Passchendaele

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1917. The year the US entered the first World War, and although France and Italy would come close to collapse, the Allies made important gains in the (...)

British stretcher bearers carry a wounded soldier in the clinging mud of Passchendaele. Photograph: Paul Popper/Popperfoto/Getty Images

By the summer of the third year of the Great War, human despair had emerged as a common enemy. The Third Battle of Ypres, now more widely referred to (...)