World War I Photos: Passchendaele

=== by Bob Sutherland ===

Canadian military photographs taken during the Battle of Passchendaele in Belgium, November 1917.

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war33.jpg
Photo: war33.jpg (1036 x 707 pixels), (2071 x 1413 pixels)
Canada Department of National Defence. Library and Archives Canada. PA-002195
Tank in badly shelled mud area during the Battle of Passchendaele. Belgium, November 1917.
war34.jpg
Photo: war34.jpg (1009 x 715 pixels), (2018 x 1429 pixels)
Photographer: William Rider-Rider, 1889-1979.
Canada Department of National Defence. Library and Archives Canada. PA-002084
Canadian Pioneers are carrying trench mats (wooden sidewalks and bridges) toward the front lines. In the background of the photograph there are captured German prisoners and Canadian soldiers carrying wounded soldiers to field hospitals. Battle of Passchendaele. Belgium, November, 1917.
war35.jpg
Photo: war35.jpg (979 x 717 pixels), (1957 x 1434 pixels)
Canada Department of National Defence. Library and Archives Canada. PA-002105
Canadian Pioneers carrying trench mats are passing by captured German prisoners and Canadian soldiers carrying the wounded. Battle of Passchendaele. November 1917.
war36.jpg
Photo: war36.jpg (1011 x 709 pixels), (2021 x 1418 pixels)
Photographer: William Rider-Rider
Canada Department of National Defence. Library and Archives Canada. PA-002165
Mud and barbed wire through which the Canadians advanced during the Battle of Passchendaele. November 1917.
war37.jpg
Photo: war37.jpg (1059 x 552 pixels), (2118 x 1104 pixels)
Photographer: William Rider-Rider
Canada Department of National Defence. Library and Archives Canada. PA-040140
Passchendaele, now a field of mud. November, 1917.