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There are 3 battles of Ypres, popularly called Wipers by the British. In 1914 the halting of the German offensive cost over 200,00 casualties. (October & November) In April & May of 1915 poison gas was used for the first time. There were over 100,000 casualties. The third Battle of Ypres (Passchendaele) July to November 1917 had over 200,000 casualties. Detailling the numbers actually killed is very imprecise.

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First Battle of Ypres:

50,000-85,000 French soldiers

21,000 Belgian soldiers

19,500 German soldiers

Second Battle of Ypres:

70,000 Allied soldiers

35,000 German soldiers

Battle of Passchendaele (Third Battle of Ypres):

Between 200,000-500,000 Allied soldiers (total figures are disputed)

Between 250,000-400,000 German soldiers

Battle of the Lys (Fourth Battle of Ypres):

120,000 Allied soldiers

120,000 German soldiers

Fifth Battle of Ypres:

Exact figures not available. Proceeded by the Battle of Courtrai.

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About 10 million people total from both sides were killed, which was much greater than any other wars due to the developed technology and weapons

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In the three battles of Ypres, but mostly in the third (Paschendale), the British had more than 1 million soldiers died. The majority of these soldiers were British or French.

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