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The Battle of Messines, 1917

The Battle of Messines, 1917

It has been argued that the Battle of Messines was the most successful local operation of the war, certainly of the Western Front. Carried out by General Herbert Plumer's Second Army, it was launched on 7 June 1917 with the detonation of 19 underground mines underneath the German mines.
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Island of Ireland Peace Park

Island of Ireland Peace Park

The Island of Ireland Peace Park and its surrounding park (Irish: Páirc Síochána d'Oileán na h'Éireann), also called the Irish Peace Park or Irish Peace Tower in Messines, near Ypres in Flanders, Belgium, is a war memorial to the soldiers of the island of Ireland who died, were wounded or are missing from World War I.

The tower memorial is close to the site of the June 1917 battl...
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The Battle of Alamein, Egypt (Overlay)

The Battle of Alamein, Egypt (Overlay)

The Battle of Alamein, or more correctly the Second Battle of El Alamein, marked a significant turning point in the Western Desert Campaign of World War II. The battle lasted from October 23 to November 3, 1942. Following the First Battle of El Alamein, which had stalled the Axis advance, General Bernard Montgomery took command of the British Commonwealth's Eighth Army from Claude Auchinleck in...
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Fort Douaumont WWI

Fort Douaumont WWI

The Battle of Verdun was a major battle of the Western Front in World War I. The battle was fought between the German and French armies between February 21 and 19 December 1916 around Verdun-sur-Meuse in northeast France. It resulted in more than a quarter of a million deaths and about half a million wounded. It was the longest battle of World War I, and the second bloodiest after the battle of...
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Battle Abbey

Battle Abbey

Battle Abbey is a partially ruined abbey complex in the small town of Battle in East Sussex, England. The Abbey was built on the scene of the Battle of Hastings and dedicated to St. Martin.

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Battle_Abbey
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Polygon Wood Corner July 1917

Polygon Wood Corner July 1917

The Battle of Polygon Wood was a small conflict of the Battle of Passchendaele in World War I. The majority of the battle was fought near Ypres, Belgium, in an area named the Polygon Wood after the layout of the area. However, much of the woodland had been under intense shelling during the Battle of Passchendaele, and the area changed hands many times throughout the course of the campaign. The ...
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Taffy 3 Memorial

Taffy 3 Memorial

Location of Taffy 3 Memorial, in remembrance of “The Last Stand of the Tin Can Sailors”, during the Battle off Samar, the final stage of the Battle of Leyte Gulf, the largest naval battle in history.
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The Battle Box

The Battle Box

The Battle Box is a popular name of the underground command centre constructed under Fort Canning, Singapore as an emergency, bomb-proof command centre during the Malayan campaign and the Battle of Singapore. The decision to surrender Singapore was taken in this bunker on the morning of February 15, 1942, four days after Lt. Gen. Percival's Combined Operations Headquarters (COH) was moved here ...
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Bennington Battle Monument

Bennington Battle Monument

Completed in 1891, the Bennington Battle Monument is a stone obelisk structure that stands 306 feet tall. The monument was built to commemorate the Revolutionary War Battle of Bennington. It is the tallest structure in the state of Vermont.
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Klondyke Gold Rush 1898, Yukon, Canada

Klondyke Gold Rush 1898, Yukon, Canada

You can see Dawson City on the bank of the Yukon River, where gold-rushers rushed in 1898.
The river joining the Yukon from the east is the famous Klondyke River. Along the river you can spot huge "scars" made by big, floating gold dredges.
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Fort Douaumont after the Battle of Verdun 1917

Fort Douaumont after the Battle of Verdun 1917

Both sides suffered very heavy casualties during the ten months of the Battle of Verdun. Sources do not agree on the number of casualties suffered during the battle. In some, French loses were 61,000 dead, 101,000 missing and 216,000 wounded, a total of 378,000 while German loses were 142,000 killed or missing and 187,000 wounded, for a total of 329,000. Other sources give higher figures – Fren...
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Battle of Trents Reach

Battle of Trents Reach

Battle of Trent's Reach, January 23-24, 1865
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