World War I Photos: Ypres, Belgium

=== by Bob Sutherland ===

Photographs of the war destruction and rebuilding of Ypres, Belgium between 1914 to 1944.

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Commonwealth War Graves Commission. Library and Archives Canada. PA-145224
Menin Gate. Ypres, Belgium, 1914.
war52.jpg
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Commonwealth War Graves Commission. Library and Archives Canada. PA-145226
Menin Gate. Ypres, Belgium, 1918.
war50.jpg
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Canada Department of National Defence. Library and Archives Canada. PA-004618
Menin Gate. Ypres, Belgium, April & May 1919.
war48.jpg
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Photographer: Sir Robert Laird Borden, 1854-1937. Private photograph.
Library and Archives Canada. C-014150
Ypres, Belgium.
war47.jpg
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Canada Department of National Defence. Library and Archives Canada. PA-040267
Cathedral and Cloth Hall, Ypres, Belgium, November 1917.
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Canada Department of National Defence. Library and Archives Canada. PA-040264
Cathedral and Cloth Hall, Ypres, Belgium, November 1917.
war45.jpg
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Photographer: Ken Bell, 1914-2000.
Canada Department of National Defence. Library and Archives Canada. PA-116731
The Cloth Hall on the left and the Cathredral on the right were rebuilt following the First World War.
Ypres, Belgium, 12 September 1944.