First Battle of Ypres: β€˜the calamitous campaign of autumn 1914’

By Professor William Philpott In October 1914 the British army found itself fighting near a Belgian town that was to become synonymous with British military experience in the First World War, Ypres. While traditional images of individual and collective heroism worthy of pre-industrialised wars have ever after been associated with the First Battle of Ypres,… Continue reading First Battle of Ypres: β€˜the calamitous campaign of autumn 1914’