Object details

Category
Souvenirs and ephemera
Related period
First World War (content), 1990 to the present day (content)
Creator
NATIONAL COMMEMORATION OF THE CENTENARY OF PASSCHENDAELE (Author)
Catalogue number
LBY K. 19 / 2443

Related content

A Bosnian and two Iraqi refugees imposed onto an image of Belgian refugees leaving their homes after the First World War, with the words 'why do refugees leave?'.
First World War
Why do Refugees leave their homes?
Since the First World War, countless lives have been shattered by conflict. Refugees across the globe have had to leave their homes and make journeys to settle somewhere else. This is still happening today. But what drives this displacement? Why do people leave their homes?
Collections image of refugees
German civilians, fleeing the Soviet advance, pick their way across the River Elbe on a partially destroyed railway bridge at Tangermünde, May 1945 © IWM (KY 12151F)
Contemporary conflict
Refugees
Explore more stories of people who have been forced to flee their homes and those who work to support and care for them. 
British infantry silhouetted against the skyline in Kuwait, as the troops prepare for operations in Iraq, 2003.
© Crown Copywright (OP-TELIC 03-010-17-145)
Contemporary conflict
Timeline of 20th and 21st Century Wars
Military conflict took place during every year of the 20th Century. There were only short periods of time that the world was free of war. The total number of deaths caused by war during the 20th Century has been estimated at 187 million and is probably higher.