Passchendaele

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Passchendaele

a village in NW Belgium, in West Flanders province: the scene of heavy fighting during the third battle of Ypres in World War I during which 245 000 British troops were lost
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He approached me with the idea of setting two letters written by his great uncle, Private Joe Wood, three weeks before he was killed in action at the battle of Polygon Wood in 1917,' she explains.