April 2010 · Photogenius · School *choke* · THE WORLD *head in hands*

Now Some of the Actual Scenery.

Credits to Ruby.

I was not aware my teeth were that nice.

I think I screwed up my stats last post, so:

  • There are 137 Commonwealth cemeteries in the Ypres area
  • 90,00 of the men who died in the Salient have no known grave. Their memorials are at Tyne Cot and the Menin Gate (their names wouldn’t fit on one memorial)
  • On the first of July 1916, 58,000 men fell, 19,000 of them killed.
  • There are over 73,000 names on the Thiepval Memorial.

  Do the maths yourself, then take into account I haven’t mentioned German casualties.


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