Thursday 15 June 2017

The Battle of Messines Ends

Friday 15th June 1917

In order to achieve a better view over the German lines our forces at Messines were to make further attacks. However, the enemy has thoughtfully rendered that unnecessary by withdrawing yesterday as a result II ANZAC Corps was yesterday able to advance as far as Ferme de la Croix shown on the map above), IX Corps is at Joye Farm, Wambeke and Delporte Farm (those positions shown on the map below) whilst X Corps is at the Spoil Bank (shown on the second map below.

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