In Flanders Fields

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World War I, also known as the Great War, was the first international conflict of truly world scale dimensions. The War...more

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On July 9, for the 30,000th time the Last Post was performed at the Menin Gate in Ypres. This salute to the fallen soldiers started in 1928 and is...more
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In the context of the World War I Centennial commemorative efforts of the Government of Flanders, Flanders House New York hosted a book launch of...more
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Representatives of 83 countries, including German chancellor Angela Merkel and former Queen Beatrix of the Netherlands, gathered in Nieuwpoort...more

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"In Flanders Fields" is one of the most notable poems written during World War I, perhaps even the most famous war poem of all time....more
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After the German Empire had announced an unrestricted submarine warfare, the United States declared war against the Central Powers on 6 April 1917....more