Encyclopedia - L
This area of the website provides an A-Z listing of First World War terms, personalities, biographical sketches, battles, weaponry, etc.
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German losses at Messines were 25,000, of which 7,500 were taken prisoner. British casualties were 17,000 killed or wounded.
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