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CLIP 7185

Ypres remembers those who died in the First World War

Ypres remembers those who died in the First World War

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Key Info
  • Ypres remembers those who died in the First World War
  • Duration: 03:01
  • Ypres is one of the main battlefields of the First World War, and an act of Remembrance is carried out every evening at the war memorial. People from all over the world attend, and many had relatives who died in the battle. Visitors to the memorial and the preserved railway carriage where the armistice was signed describe its importance to them. This BBC News clip is published as part of BBC News Online and was first broadcast on 8 November 2008. Please note this clip is only available in Flash.
  • Subject:



    First World War

  • Keywords: Ypres, First World War, World War I, battlefield, trenches, Remembrance, armistice, war dead, war memorial
Ideas for use in class
  • Discuss the statement in the video that everyone in the country should visit this site. Why are the events at Ypres from over 90 years ago still significant to young people today?
Background details
  • Clip language : English
  • Aspect ratio : 16x9

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