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Belgium - Flanders

Flanders is a region in Belgium, the name deriving from a medieval state that encompassed parts of what are now Belgium and Northern France. The principal town around which the fighting in Flanders revolved was Ypres, and the area around the town of Ypres was also known as the Salient. This region was fought over from October 1914 until practically the end of the war in November 1918.

The World War One Battlefields website gives details of the battlefields in this region.

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