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Battle of Messines
Part of the Race to the Sea on the Western Front (World War I)
DateOctober 12 – November 2, 1914
Result Inconclusive

 British Empire

  •  British India
 German Empire
Commanders and leaders
United Kingdom Edmund Allenby German Empire Crown Prince Rupprecht

The battle of Messines was a battle fought in October 1914 between the German Empire and the British Empire, as part of the Race to the Sea.[1] It took place between the river Douve and the Comines-Ypres canal.

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