Messines Ridge sector, June 1917. This shows the outlines of the battle of Messines Ridge, and some of the details of the German position. The sheer number of targets to be bombarded can be seen on the inset maps.

From "The infantry cannot do with a gun less": the place of the artillery in the British Expeditionary Force, 1914-1918 by Sanders Marble

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Messines Ridge sector, June 1917. This shows the outlines of the battle of Messines Ridge, and some of the details of the German position. The sheer number of targets to be bombarded can be seen on the inset maps.
  • Map 4. Messines Ridge sector, June 1917. This shows the outlines of the battle of Messines Ridge, and some of the details of the German position. The sheer number of targets to be bombarded can be seen on the inset maps.