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The Ypres Salient

Michael Scott

The Ypres Salient

a guide to the cemeteries and memorials of the Salient

by Michael Scott

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Published by Gliddon Bks. in Norwich .
Written in English


Edition Notes

StatementMichael Scott.
The Physical Object
Pagination198p. ;
Number of Pages198
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL21917873M
ISBN 100947893288
OCLC/WorldCa59973294

Friends of the Tank Memorial Ypres Salient., Poelkapelle, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium. likes 2 talking about this. The TANK MEMORIAL YPRES SALIENT remembers the Followers:   "Covering the important WW1 Battles of Ypres, including the notorious Passchendaele, this guidebook takes readers on a historic trip through some of the well-known and most important sites of the area. This book, part of a new series of guides, is designed conveniently in a small size Brand: Pen and Sword.

  A Storm in Flanders is novelist and prizewinning historian Winston Groom's gripping history of the four-year battle for Ypres in Belgian Flanders, the pivotal engagement of World War I that would forever change the way the world fought — and thought about — war. In , Germany launched an invasion of France through neutral Belgium — and brought the wrath of the world upon itself/5(8). THE IMMORTAL SALIENT. AN HISTORICAL RECORD AND COMPLETE GUIDE FOR PILGRIMS TO YPRES. COMPILED BY LIEUT.-GEN. SIR WILLIAM PULTENEY. AND BEATRIX BRIC and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at

A salient is simply a bulge in the line that gives the defenders the advantage of being able to fire on those in the salient from three sides. In the case of Ypres, the Germans had the additional advantage that most of their trenches were on the high ground overlooking the wet lowlands held by the British. Daily Guided Tours of the Ypres Salient and Tours on the Western Front. Not just a business, but a way of life Flanders Battlefield Tour is well known for organising both, daily tours of the Ypres Salient and the Somme amongst other Western Front areas.


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Winston Groom's A Storm in Flanders, offers the reader an interesting and satisfying overview of the fighting around the Ypres Salient between and The book is pages in length of which over is text.

This account cannot be considered comprehensive in its study of the Ypres Salient in the Great War, for that you will need to look elsewhere/5. The Battle Book of Ypres, originally published in and now presented again as a special Centenary Edition, comprises The Ypres Salient book chronological account of the fighting in the Ypres Salient during the First World War, followed by a useful and unique alphabetical reference to the events in and around each hamlet, village or wood – names familiar to 5/5(2).

A Storm in Flanders: The Ypres Salient, – Tragedy and Triumph on the Western Front - Kindle edition by Groom, Winston. Download it once and read it on your Kindle device, PC, phones or tablets. Use features like bookmarks, note taking and highlighting while reading A Storm in Flanders: The Ypres Salient, – Tragedy and Triumph on the Western Front/5().

For 1st Ypres, the Osprey Campaign Series "First Ypres " or "Ypres " by -Hockley are good. A decent "gazetteer" of place names and what happened where and when can be found in the (a little dated in places) 's book by Beatrix Brice "The Battle Book of Ypres" which was reprinted a couple of years ago.

During the war, the town was almost constantly under bombardment, and was reduced to ruins. For battlefield touring in the area, the Holt’s Guide to the Ypres Salient is the guidebook I would recommend to visitors; it contains specific itineraries covering the relevant sites, and I still carry my copy on every visit I make to the battlefields.

There is a map which comes with the book which. The entire Salient was an extremely dangerous place throughout that time, but on four occasions the fighting reached such intensity that each instance has been designated as a separate Battle of Ypres: the First from 19 October – 22 November ; the Second from 22 April – 25 May ; the Third from 7 June – 10 November ; the Fourth.

This is a guide to the cemeteries and memorials in the Ypres Salient. It was less readable than "Before Endeavours Fade". No doubt useful as a reference work, but not a book for reading before a visit/5.

Buy a cheap copy of A Storm in Flanders: The Ypres Salient, book by Winston Groom. Novelist Winston Groom (Forrest Gump) brings his considerable skills as a storyteller and researcher to this gory tour of the most notorious and dreaded place in Free shipping over $/5(5).

Salient Poetry by Elizabeth T. Gray, Jr. With a contribution by Nathaniel Tarn In the foreword to her book-length poem Salient, Elizabeth Gray writes, “This work began by juxtaposing two obsessions of mine that took root in the late s: the Battle of Passchendaele, fought by the British Army in Flanders in lateand the chöd ritual, the core ‘severance’ practice of a lineage.

We are Ypres' oldest and most respected independent tour company. Sincewe have provided memorable battlefield tour experiences of the Ypres Salient, the Somme, Fromelles and Vimy Ridge.

Our experienced, award-winning guides are not only very knowledgeable in their fields, but are passionate, friendly, approachable and willing to accommodate our guest's needs whenever they can.

Beckles Willson was a journalist at the front during World War I (). In this book he relates the story of Canadians as they fought against a massive German attack, and then mounted a counterattack during the battle of the Ypres Salient.

The Salient is a historical building in the centre of Ypres, located only m from the market square. Here, we can accommodate groups of up to people in a quiet area, even though it's located in the heart of the West-Flemish city of peace. People in the s were travelling over the Channel to the old front line and Brice wrote this book and The Immortal Salient with that in was a leading light and committee member in the prominent group the Ypres Cave points out that the year after this book was published, the British Legion organised a trip to Ypres for ab people.

Search. Ypres Salient - Topic; About. Buy The Ypres Salient: Aerial Map (Folded) by Richard Chandler (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store. Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible orders/5(5). The book opens with brief summaries of First, Second, and Third Ypres, the Lysand the final advances in Flanders in the closing stages of the war.

The remainder of the book provides an alphabetical listing of places in and around the salient, ranging from the large and obvious (Ypres, Passchendaele), through to smaller locations such as. You can book tickets from 1 May.

Heading south towards Ypres, the next memorial site is the Scottish Monument at Frezenberg. It was from the. The Ypres Salient: Flanders Then and Now (WW 1 Battlefield) by John Giles and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at Additional Physical Format: Online version: Giles, John, Ypres Salient.

London, Leo Cooper Ltd., (OCoLC) Document Type: Book. Their aim was to keep alive the memory of Ieper and of the sacrifices that were made in the Ieper Salient during the years The Ypres League published its own magazine, the Ypres Times, organised pilgrimages and meetings all over Britain as well as holding an annual Ypres Day on 31st October.

Explore Ypres Salient holidays and discover the best time and places to visit. | Flanders’ WWI battlefields are famed for red poppies, both real and metaphorical.

From the area suffered four years of senseless fighting during which hundreds of thousands of soldiers and whole towns disappeared into a muddy, bloody quagmire.Nordic Walking The Ypres Salient: Part of the "Nordic Walking The Western Front" series.

by Northcott BEM, Ian, Dr Robert Starr, et al. | 15 Sep out of 5 stars 1. We booked into the North Salient Tour last week - it turned out to be the best thing we did on our trip to Ypres. 40 Euros pp I think was excellent value.

My dad has limited mobility and we were concerned before the trip if he would struggle. The company were used to visitors 5/5().