Third Ypres

University Of Oxford First World War Poetry Digital Archive
Manuscript in ink in Edmund Blunden's hand. Corrections in ink with pencil notations in an unknown hand. Published in 'The Shepherd', (1922) and 'Undertones of War' (1928). Various drafts of the poem survive. The subject of the poem is the attack at Passchendaele on 31 July 1917 and the proceeding days.