The Third Battle of Ypres, also known as the Battle of Passchendaele, was a campaign of the First World War, fought by the Allies against the German Empire. Several plans and memoranda for a Flanders offensive were produced between January and May , in which the writers tried to. Battle of Passchendaele (July 31–November 6, ), World War I battle that They did not suffice to silence the hostile machine guns, many of which were. In the first major Allied offensive of the year, at Arras in April, several hundred New Zealanders played a valuable support role. These were the men of the New. In July , the British and French launched a massive offensive near the Belgian city No wheeled vehicle could reach many gun positions, Ypres, '. The Canadian Corps, a , strong fighting formation, was ordered to the Passchendaele front, east of Ypres, in mid-October In the fall of , the Canadian Corps—after its great success at Vimy Ridge that April—was sent north to Belgium. It would be all-too-familiar. Map showing progress in the Ypres area, 1 Aug to 17 Nov, For the next two weeks, all four divisions of the Canadian Corps took. For badly wounded soldiers lying in the mud, the aftermath of the battle was a private hell; many died before they could be rescued. Extensive efforts were made. Attention is paid to uniforms, battlefield archeology and artillery. The renovated museum consists of five different parts. On the first floor you will get a.