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Placing the Battle of Messines Ridge in context by Peter Simkins


This is the Foreword to Ian Passingham'sĀ Pillars of Fire. The Battle of Messines Ridge June 1917 by Peter SimkinsĀ  For the British Dominion divisions serving on the Western Front under Field Marshal Sir Douglas Haig, 1917 was a year of transition and mixed fortunes. In the collective folk-memory of Britain, Australia, Canada and New Zealand the st…