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  • n  battle in World War I (1917); an Allied offensive which eventually failed because tanks bogged down in the waterlogged soil of Flanders; Germans introduced mustard gas which interfered with the Allied artillery
  • n  battle in World War I (1915); Germans wanted to try chlorine (a toxic yellow gas) as a weapon and succeeded in taking considerable territory from the Allied salient
  • n  battle in World War I (1914); heavy but indecisive fighting as the Allies and the Germans both tried to break through the lines of the others
News & Articles

  • Neuville and co-driver Gilsoul shakedown new M-Sport Ford Fiesta R5
    Having driven M-Sport’s Ford Fiesta R5 at the head of the field on last weekend’s Geko Ypres Rally, Thierry Neuville was full of praise for the company’s latest challenger after completing all 19 stages as part of the FIA European Rally Championship. Partnered by regular co-driver and fellow Belgian Nicolas Gilsoul, the pairing have extensive knowledge of their local event – a ... Keep reading
    July 2, 2013 - Motorsport.com
  • Neuville and co-driver Gilsoul breaks in new M-Sport Ford Fiesta R5
    Having driven M-Sport’s Ford Fiesta R5 at the head of the field on last weekend’s Geko Ypres Rally, Thierry Neuville was full of praise for the company’s latest challenger after completing all 19 stages as part of the FIA European Rally Championship. Partnered by regular co-driver and fellow Belgian Nicolas Gilsoul, the pairing have extensive knowledge of their local event – a ... Keep reading
    July 2, 2013 - Motorsport.com
Quotes

  • Prince Charles in UK Express
    Prince Charles said: "Harry was involved in numerous bouts of heavy fighting on the front line. Tragically, one night in September 1917 when in the morass in the Ypres Salient a German shrapnel shell burst overhead, badly wounding Harry and killing...
  • Freddy Loix in Red Bull (International)
    I am not here to finish second,he said. "But I have to be realistic: the level of the entries of the Geko Ypres Rally is very hight and I am very much aware of the fact that I will find at least two serious candidates for the win on my...

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