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  1. Battle of Flanders By: Jacob McFarlane

  2. Three Battles • First Battle of Ypres • The Battle of Passchendaele • Battle of the Lys

  3. First Battle (Ypres) • The German vs. Western Allies • Allie victory Albrecht, commander of the German

  4. Second Battle (Passchendaele) • British and French vs. Germany • Victory is debatable Before After

  5. Third Battle (Lys) • British and Portugal (later joined by France) vs. German Empire • Ended in stalemate Portuguese army in trenches

  6. In Flanders Field by John McCrae In Flanders fields the poppies blow      Between the crosses, row on row,   That mark our place; and in the sky   The larks, still bravely singing, flyScarce heard amid the guns below.We are the Dead. Short days agoWe lived, felt dawn, saw sunset glow,   Loved and were loved, and now we lie,         In Flanders fields.Take up our quarrel with the foe:To you from failing hands we throw   The torch; be yours to hold it high.   If ye break faith with us who dieWe shall not sleep, though poppies grow         In Flanders fields

  7. Citations • Photograph. Http://www.thorninpaw.com/u/htdocs/thorni/image/fww2352.jpg. Web. 7 Dec. 2010. • Photograph. <http://voodooss11c.wikispaces.com/file/view/troopscarryingwounded.jpg/120224549/troopscarryingwounded.jpg>. 7 Dec. 2010. • Photograph. <http://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/en/2/2f/AlbrechtHerzogW%C3%BCrttemberg.jpg>. 9 Dec. 2010. • "Overview - Passchendaele." For King and Empire. Web. 09 Dec. 2010. <http://www.kingandempire.com/pdale_overview.html>. • "The Battle of Passchendaele." History Learning Site. Web. 09 Dec. 2010. <http://www.historylearningsite.co.uk/battle_of_passchendaele.htm>. • Photograph. Web. 9 Dec. 2010. <http://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/c/c8/Passchendaele_aerial_view.jpg>. • "Battle of the Lys, 9-29 April 1918." Military History Encyclopedia on the Web. Web. 09 Dec. 2010. <http://www.historyofwar.org/articles/battles_lys.html>. • Photograph. Web. 9 Dec. 2010. <http://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/c/c0/Trincheiras_La_Lys.jpg>.