Wednesday, October 8, 2014

BELGIUM ~1914-2014 Remembering WWI ~

Great special first day stamp cancellation...this year marks the 100th anniversary of the outbreak of the First World War... Bedankt Johan!!
Copy from original postcard edited by Jules Destrooper Junior during World War I.
Battle of the Yser,  Belgian soldiers going to the trenches.

From 1914 to 1918 the 'Westhoek', the western part the Province of West-Flanders, was the scene of the Great War. Hundreds of thousands of soldiers of more than 20 nationalities fell in this conflict....

From a set of 5 "De Groote Oorlog"
(Isssued 06-10-2014)

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