2 Zonnebeke Gemeente ten oosten van Ieper. Gekend voor de slagvelden tijdens WW1 (Zonnebeke & Passendale)De heropbouw van de stad na WW1 werd geleid door 2 architecten:Huib Hoste en Antoon Dujardijn.5 deelgemeenten: Zonnebeke, Passendale,Geluveld, Zandvoorde, BeselareIn december 2013 werd Zonnebeke ende hele regio opgeschrikt door eengigantische kettingbotsing op de A19in de dichte mist.
3 Zonnebeke Town near Ypres (eastside) Known for the battlefields of WW1 (Zonnebeke & Passendale)The villagers have rebuild the town after WW1. Two architects weredesigned the new plans: Huib Hoste & Antoon DujardijnZonnebeke has 5 districts (Zonnebeke,Passendale, Geluveld, Zandvoorde,Beselare)In december 2013 a very big multiplecollision happened on the A19 speedwayin the fog. It was a shock for Zonnebekeand the whole region.
4 Tyne Cot CemeteryTyne Cot Cemetery is de grootste Britse militaire begraafplaats TER WERELD. DE Begraafplaats telt bijna grafstenen.. Jaarlijks komen er bijna meer dan bezoekers naar Tyne Cot Cemetery. De achterzijde van Tyne Cot bestaat uit een muur met namen van vermiste soldaten en is het vervolg van de Menenpoort.
5 Tyne Cot CemeteryTYNE COT CEMETERY is the biggest british military cemetery in the world with more than tombs. This Site yearly welcomes more than visitors. The backside of Tyne cot cemetery has a wall with more than names of missing soldiers. It is an extension of the menin gate.
6 COMMON WEALTH of nations Tyne Cot Cemetery is a legendary place for the British Commonwealth.The Commonwealth is an organisation of 53 member states. Soldiers from these member states fought on the battlefields during WW1.Many nationalities appear on the tombs of Tyne Cot Cemetery (Australia, Canada, South- Africa, Great-Britain, …)
11 Paschendale is a famous song on WW1 by the British hardrock band Iron Maiden. It is also the title of a famous movie on WW1.https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IAsUlCGUoWg
12 Enda Kenny & David Cameron visiting Tyne Cot Cemetery Queen Elizabeth II and the former Belgian queen Paola visiting Tyne Cot Cemetery
13 Memorial Museum http://www.passchendaele.be/ Zonnebeke and Passendale are two little villages, at a stone's throw from Ypres. During the British attack of 1917, there were casulaties in 100 days for a gain territory of only 5 miles. Passchendaele became an international symbol of senseless military violence in its most cruel form. In the Memorial Museum the memory of the battle is kept alive through images and movies, a large collection of historical artefacts and several life- like-diorama's. Eye-cathcher is an underground dugout tunnel with communication- and dressing post, headquarters, workplaces and dormitories. A breathtaking experience of how the British had to live underground like moles... just because there was nothing left above. The museum is set up in the historical castle of Zonnebeke, on the road to Tyne Cot Cemetery. Tyne Cot is the biggest military cemetery of the Commonwealth with graves and an impressive Missing Memorial. You can also pay a visit to a recently discovered underground dressing post, the German trenches in Bayernwald and strategic points like the Menin Road, 's Graventafel and Polygon Wood with a professional guide. The Memorial Museum Passchendaele 1917 is an ideal starting point for a visit to the old battlefields, an absolute must for tourists ands specialists.
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