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THE BATTLE OF MESSINES, JUNE 1917

A Staff Colonel of the 36th (Ulster) Division talking to an Artillery Major near Wytschaete, 10 June 1917.

THE BATTLE OF MESSINES, JUNE 1917© IWM (Q 5627)

THE BATTLE OF MESSINES, JUNE 1917

Village of Wytschaete captured on 7th June 1917 by the 16th (Irish) and 36th (Ulster) Division. 8 June 1917.

THE BATTLE OF MESSINES, JUNE 1917© IWM (Q 5460)

THE BATTLE OF MESSINES, JUNE 1917

Men of the Royal Inniskilling Fusiliers with their trophies after the capture of Wytschaete, 36th (Ulster) Division. Near Dranouter, 12 June 1917.

THE BATTLE OF MESSINES, JUNE 1917© IWM (Q 5495)

THE BATTLE OF MESSINES, JUNE 1917

Men of the Royal Inniskilling Fusiliers with their trophies after the capture of Wytschaete, 36th (Ulster) Division. Near Dranouter, 12 June 1917.

THE BATTLE OF MESSINES, JUNE 1917© IWM (Q 5496)

THE BATTLE OF MESSINES, JUNE 1917

Men of the 36th (Ulster) Division with their souvenirs after the capture of Wytschaete. Near Dranouter, 12 June 1917.

THE BATTLE OF MESSINES, JUNE 1917© IWM (Q 5492)

THE BATTLE OF MESSINES, JUNE 1917

Men of the 36th (Ulster) Division at rest with souvenirs of the capture of Wytschaete. Near Dranouter, 11 June 1917.

THE BATTLE OF MESSINES, JUNE 1917© IWM (Q 5494)

 

 

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