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Battle Name : Messines

Date(s) : 07 June 1917 - 14 June 1917

Part of : First World War , The Western Front ,

Outcome : A victory for British & Allied Forces over German Imperial Forces

Type of battle : Land


A limited but successful attack by combined arms - Artillery, gas, tanks and mines as well as infantry. It set the pattern for the offensives of 1918.