Friday, November 11, 2022

BBC Archive Video: WW1 Veterans return to Ypres | Tonight | 1961

"Tonight's Alan Whicker travels with British World War One veterans on a pilgrimage to the Flanders Fields battlefields near Ypres. While there, they will meet with German veterans of the conflict. Over 40 years have passed since they fought on these fields as enemies, how do they feel now?"

Originally broadcast 10 November, 1961. 

Explore how Britain has paid tribute to the fallen across more than a century as seen through the BBC archive.


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