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The Second Battle of Ypres was a First World War battle fought for control of the strategic Flemish town of Ypres in western Belgium in the spring of 1915, following the First Battle of Ypres the previous autumn. It marked the first time that Germany used poison gas on a large scale on the Western Front. .

Dan Snow: Second Battle of Ypres - The Dawn of Chemical Warfare - http://www.warhistoryonline.com/guest-bloggers/dan-snow-second-battle-of-ypres-the-dawn-of-chemical-warfare.html

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‘Sammy’, the mascot of the Northumberland Fusiliers, was gassed during the Second Battle of Ypres which began on 22 April 1915. Q 1451

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WWI. ‘Sammy’, the mascot of the Northumberland Fusiliers, was gassed during the Second Battle of Ypres which began on 22 April 1915.

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"Second Battle of Ypres" by Richard Jack - The first commission completed for the Canadian Wars Memorials Fund

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Canadians during the Second Battle of Ypres in 1915. It shows a good understanding of how the canadians are creating shell holes. It projects the hill that the German were on.

An overview of the battles to date Ypres 1915 Second Battle of Artois May 9th May- June 18th 1915: Second Battle of Artois, Aubers Ridge and Festubert The Second Battle of Artois, which took place from May 9-18 May1915, marked a new extremity of savage and ultimately futile violence on the Western Front. Undaunted by a series of costly failures, including major French attacks rebuffed in Champagne and St. Mihiel and the British Pyrrhic gains at Neuve Chapelle, French chief of the general…

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