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Trenches near Ypres

World War I: Trench Warfare

Trenches near Ypres

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In the fall of 1914, British soldiers took refuge near Ypres, Belgium, naming the area "Sanctuary Wood."

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    Trench warfare reached its highest development on the Western Front during World War I (1914–18), when armies of millions of men faced each other in a line of trenches extending from the Belgian coast through northeastern France to Switzerland.

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