Monthly Archives: July 2014

The Third Battle of Ypres begins in Flanders 31st July 1917.

On the 31st of July 1917, the Allies launch a renewed assault on German lines in the Flanders region of Belgium, in the much contested region near Ypres ( Ieper ), during WW1. The attack begins more than three months … Continue reading

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Australians first offensive action on the Western Front at Pozieres.

On July 26, 1916, during the epic Battle of the Somme, Australian troops taking part in their first offensive action on the Western Front battle the Germans at Pozieres, near the Somme River in France. Divisions of the Australia and … Continue reading

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