287,292 Pages

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

 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.

Notes[edit | edit source]

External links[edit | edit source]

This page uses Creative Commons Licensed content from Wikipedia (view authors).
Community content is available under CC-BY-SA unless otherwise noted.