WW1 1915 german photo interior of church Poelkapelle Belgium
Interior photo of the damaged church in Poelkapelle Belgium. This town is near Ypres and behind the German front lines in April 1915, when began the Second Battle of Ypres.
Written on back “Inneres der kirche von Poelkapelle März 1915” (interior of the church of Poelkapelle March 1915).
Also on back is a list of names and numbers,
8,50 x 5,50 cm.
Langemark-Poelkapelle is a municipality located in the Belgian province of West Flanders.
During World War I, the Second Battle of Ypres was fought from 22 April – 25 May 1915 for control of the strategic Flemish town of Ypres in western Belgium. The First Battle of Ypres had been fought the previous autumn. The Second Battle of Ypres was the first mass use by Germany of poison gas on the Western Front.