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First World War

WWI ARGUS ARCHIVE: Fall of Warsaw 'imminent'

WWI ARGUS ARCHIVE: Fall of Warsaw 'imminent'

WWI ARGUS ARCHIVE: The great battle for Warsaw

WWI ARGUS ARCHIVE: The great battle for Warsaw

WWI ARGUS ARCHIVE: No guns onboard Lusitania

WWI ARGUS ARCHIVE: No guns onboard Lusitania

WWI ARGUS ARCHIVE: German confidence misplaced

WWI ARGUS ARCHIVE: German confidence misplaced

WWI ARGUS ARCHIVE: Destruction of German ship Konigsberg like tale from 'Boys’ Own'

WWI ARGUS ARCHIVE: Destruction of German ship Konigsberg like tale from 'Boys’ Own'

WWI ARGUS ARCHIVE: Severe fighting in the West

WWI ARGUS ARCHIVE: Severe fighting in the West

WWI ARGUS ARCHIVE: Turks fail to regain lost ground at Gallipoli

WWI ARGUS ARCHIVE: Turks fail to regain lost ground at Gallipoli

WWI ARGUS ARCHIVE: Germans lose first battleship of the war

WWI ARGUS ARCHIVE: Germans lose first battleship of the war

The SMS Albatros

WWI ARGUS ARCHIVE: Germans lose battleship and cruiser

WWI ARGUS ARCHIVE: The menace of the German submarines

WWI ARGUS ARCHIVE: The menace of the German submarines

WWI ARGUS ARCHIVE: Russians retreat from Galicia

WWI ARGUS ARCHIVE: Russians retreat from Galicia

WWI ARGUS ARCHIVE: Arras is violently bombarded

WWI ARGUS ARCHIVE: Arras is violently bombarded

WWI ARGUS ARCHIVE: Sting in the tail of Petrograd message

WWI ARGUS ARCHIVE: Sting in the tail of Petrograd message

Field Marshal von Mackensen

WWI ARGUS ARCHIVE: Uncovering German lies on war in the East

Turkey has suffered heavy losses during the campaign on the Gallipoli peninsula

WWI ARGUS ARCHIVE: Could Turkey and Austria throw in the towel?

Fremch troops land at Gallipoli

WWI ARGUS ARCHIVE: Anglo-French forces within four hours of Gallipoli town

WWI ARGUS ARCHIVE: Note from USA warns Germany

WWI ARGUS ARCHIVE: Note from USA warns Germany

WWI ARGUS ARCHIVE: 'Few miles of scrub and hill separate us great victory at Gallipoli' - Churchill

WWI ARGUS ARCHIVE: 'Few miles of scrub and hill separate us great victory at Gallipoli' - Churchill

WWI ARGUS ARCHIVE: No room for ‘slackers’ in push to make more munitions - Lloyd George

WWI ARGUS ARCHIVE: No room for ‘slackers’ in push to make more munitions - Lloyd George

French troops landing at Gallipoli

WWI ARGUS ARCHIVE: Attack on Turkish positions in Gallipoli peninsula begins

WWI ARGUS ARCHIVE: Stubborn fighting on Vistula front

WWI ARGUS ARCHIVE: Stubborn fighting on Vistula front

The Austrian Archduke Eugen assumed command of the defence of Trent

WWI ARGUS ARCHIVE: Italians make progress against Austrians in Alps

WWI ARGUS ARCHIVE: Risks are high for Russia and Germany in Battle on the San

WWI ARGUS ARCHIVE: Risks are high for Russia and Germany in Battle on the San

ON THEIR WAY: the 2nd Battalion of the Monmouthshire Regiment at Pontypool’s Crane Street station in 1914

2ND BATTLE OF YPRES 100 YEARS: Monmouthshire soldiers see horror of gas attacks

TORPEDOED: HMS Majestic sinking on 27 May 1915

WWI ARGUS ARCHIVE: Battleship HMS Majestic sunk in Dardanelles

NOW AND THEN: Soldiers of the 3rd Battalion, the Monmouthshire Regiment marching through Abergavenny in 1914, superimposed on a street view of the same spot today.

2ND BATTLE OF YPRES 100 YEARS: Powerful memorial to Monmouthshire's terrible loss

WWI ARGUS ARCHIVE: Waiting on Italy to declare war

WWI ARGUS ARCHIVE: Waiting on Italy to declare war

WWI ARGUS ARCHIVE: Allies to respond in kind to German use of gas

WWI ARGUS ARCHIVE: Allies to respond in kind to German use of gas

WWI ARGUS ARCHIVE: Thanks given for help from colonies

WWI ARGUS ARCHIVE: Thanks given for help from colonies

WWI ARGUS ARCHIVE: Germans wear British uniform to trick defenders of Ypres

WWI ARGUS ARCHIVE: Germans wear British uniform to trick defenders of Ypres

WWI ARGUS ARCHIVE: Could Italy enter the war?

WWI ARGUS ARCHIVE: Could Italy enter the war?

HERO: Monmouthshire Regiment soldier and miner James Herbert Spencer

2ND BATTLE OF YPRES 100 YEARS: The Gwent miners who battled underground

SURVIVOR: Kenneth Coombes with a picture of his dad, Walter Henry Coombes, who was taken prisoner during the Second battle of Ypres on the 8th May 1915

2ND BATTLE OF YPRES 100 YEARS: Gwent survivors who became prisoners of war

WWI ARGUS ARCHIVE: French heroism and dash at Nauville

WWI ARGUS ARCHIVE: French heroism and dash at Nauville

Men of the 1st Battalion, the Monmouthshire Regiment. Many of them will have fought during the Second Battle of Ypres

WWI ARGUS ARCHIVE: Gallantry from the Men of Gwent at Ypres

WWI ARGUS ARCHIVE: Terrible losses on both sides - Monmouths in thick of it at Ypres

WWI ARGUS ARCHIVE: Terrible losses on both sides - Monmouths in thick of it at Ypres

The memorial to the men of the 1st Mons killed at the Battle of Frezenberg during the Second Battle of Ypres on May 8th 1915 on the site of their former barracks on Stow Hill

ROLL OF HONOUR: The names of the Newport men killed during the Second Battle of Ypres 100 years ago today

LAST STAND: The painting by Fred Roe of Capt Harold Thorne Edwards leading a stand against German attacks, when he replied to an offer to give up with the cry 'Surrender? Be Damned!'

2ND BATTLE OF YPRES 100 YEARS: ‘Blackest day of war’ left no Newport street untouched

WWI ARGUS ARCHIVE: Germans are reverting to their earlier lying

WWI ARGUS ARCHIVE: Germans are reverting to their earlier lying

WWI ARGUS ARCHIVE: Germans have been brought to a standstill at Ypres

WWI ARGUS ARCHIVE: Germans have been brought to a standstill at Ypres

WWI ARGUS ARCHIVE: Combined operations in Dardanelles begin

WWI ARGUS ARCHIVE: Combined operations in Dardanelles begin

WWI ARGUS ARCHIVE: Our troops are not going to crumble at Ypres

WWI ARGUS ARCHIVE: Our troops are not going to crumble at Ypres

WWI ARGUS ARCHIVE: A 'contemptible little army’ no more

WWI ARGUS ARCHIVE: A 'contemptible little army’ no more

WWI ARGUS ARCHIVE: All shipping stopped between Holland and the United Kingdom

WWI ARGUS ARCHIVE: All shipping stopped between Holland and the United Kingdom

Hill 60, 1915 by E Wyrall - Wyrall, E. (1921) The History of the Second Division, 1914–1918 Vol I (N & M Press 2002 ed.), London: Thomas Nelson and Sons Retrieved on 13 November 2013. ISBN:1-84342-207-7.Licensed under Public Domain via Wikimedia Commons

WWI ARGUS ARCHIVE: British capture hill near Ypres

WWI ARGUS ARCHIVE: What are our patrols doing to stop Zeppelin raids?

WWI ARGUS ARCHIVE: What are our patrols doing to stop Zeppelin raids?

WWI ARGUS ARCHIVE: Destroyer sails 10 miles up Dardanelles

WWI ARGUS ARCHIVE: Destroyer defies Turkish guns and sails 10 miles up Dardanelles

WWI ARGUS ARCHIVE: Another fine French achievement

WWI ARGUS ARCHIVE: Another fine French achievement

After French successes St Mihiel is next

WWI ARGUS ARCHIVE: After French successes, St Mihiel is next

Prinz Eitel Frederich

WWI ARGUS ARCHIVE: British ships lying in wait for German cruiser

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