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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Representatives of 83 countries, including German chancellor Angela Merkel and former Queen Beatrix of the Netherlands, gathered in Nieuwpoort...more
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Ten thousand volunteers carried lit torches over a distance of 84 kilometres on Friday, marking what once was a frontier of destruction....more
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As part of its commemoration project on the First World War, the Flemish government launches www.2014-18.be. The new website houses information about...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