WW1 Battle of Messines 07 June 1917 where 19 underground mines were detonated creating the largest bomb blast before the use of nuclear bombs. It is estimated that 10,000 German soldiers were killed.  From news.nationalgeographic.com

WW1 Battle of Messines 07 June 1917 where 19 underground mines were detonated creating the largest bomb blast before the use of nuclear bombs. It is estimated that 10,000 German soldiers were killed. From news.nationalgeographic.com

#Infographic of #WorldWar I #WW1. The Great War. Decisive battles of the war. Military-research.co.uk - http://www.military-research.co.uk/great-war-overview/

#Infographic of #WorldWar I #WW1. The Great War. Decisive battles of the war. Military-research.co.uk - http://www.military-research.co.uk/great-war-overview/

Map of The Western Front showing WW1 battlefield locations in Belgium and France.

Map of The Western Front showing WW1 battlefield locations in Belgium and France.

The lack of soldiers in this photo could imply that the survivors of a charge are returning to their trench after going "over the top."

The lack of soldiers in this photo could imply that the survivors of a charge are returning to their trench after going "over the top."

This is a map of the Battle of the Somme, which was one of the major battles of WW1

This is a map of the Battle of the Somme, which was one of the major battles of WW1

WW1, Battle of the Somme. All of the Tyneside Scottish Officers in this photo were killed on the first day of the battle, July 1st 1916.

WW1, Battle of the Somme. All of the Tyneside Scottish Officers in this photo were killed on the first day of the battle, July 1st 1916.

Wild plants take over in a ruined village church at the front, WW1, Battle of the Somme,1916.

Wild plants take over in a ruined village church at the front, WW1, Battle of the Somme,1916.

WW1, Battle of Verdun, 1916. Soldiers anxiously waiting for the attack, Douamont.

WW1, Battle of Verdun, 1916. Soldiers anxiously waiting for the attack, Douamont.

One of the most destructive events of the First World War, the Battle of the Somme was a 142-day campaign including a series of smaller…

One of the most destructive events of the First World War, the Battle of the Somme was a 142-day campaign including a series of smaller…

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