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Armistice Day 1918 … What Happened Next?

When the Flemish people returning to Flanders Fields after Armistice Day 1918, they were greeted by scenes of total devastation.

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Flanders Fields reconstruction after Armistice 1918

Armistice Day 1918: What Happened Next?

Armistice Day 1918 marked the end of the First World War. We tend to think “phew, that was that!” and believe that people could finally get “back to normal”. But to the Flemish returning to Flanders Fields, they were greeted by desolation and danger. It marked the start of a huge clear-up of the devastated landscape.