First Battle of Ypres

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The First Battle of Ypres took place in the fall of 1914. More than 250,000 people were killed. It was one of the battles of the First World War. It was fought on the Western Front around Ypres, in West Flanders, Belgium. The allied forces were 4,400,000 strong, the German Empire was 5,400,000 strong. In 2003, Beckett recorded 50,000–85,000 French casualties, 21,562 Belgian casualties, 55,395 British losses and 134,315 German casualties.