Poelkapelle, Belgium


Town in West Flanders province, NNE of Ypres, NW Belgium. On September 11, 1917, French captain Georges-Marie Guynemer, a famous aerial ace, was killed here in action in World War I. Early the next month the town was captured by British troops, marking their biggest advance during the Third Battle of Ypres.

Places of interest in Poelkapelle