1917-1918

1917 to 1918

The Yorkshire Post says: Goathland’s tree tribute to fallen soldiers in stark contrast with Sheffield felling plans

The First World War reaped a terrible toll on almost every community in Britain, with hundreds of thousands of young men who left cities, towns and villages for the battlefields of Europe never returning; a sacrifice that must never be forgotten.

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The Battle of Passchendaele came to symbolise the mud and squalor of the First World War. (PA).

YP Comment: Lest we forget - Passchendaele remembered

“I died in hell. They called it Passchendaele.” In a single sentence the poet Siegfried Sassoon not only captured the sheer horror of Passchendaele, what became known as the Battle of Mud, but the Great War itself.

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The day the United States entered the First World War and the tide turned against Germany

It’s a hundred years since the United States entered the First World War. But why did they get involved and what impact did it have? Chris Bond reports.

Analysis
Tragic tale of Leeds golfing brothers who died at the Front

Tragic tale of Leeds golfing brothers who died at the Front

The tragic story of three golfing brothers from Guiseley who died in World War One has been uncovered by a researcher from the Professional Golfers’ Association.

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