Very good Intelligence Reports regarding The Battle of Messines, 7th June 1917- Loss of Wytschaete-Messines Ridge By the Germans.
The diary of 7/8th Battalion Royal Irish Fusiliers. This particular Intelligence report gives statements of prisoners captured when the mines went off and how some of the German Army was depleted on following pages.
Diary page 109 Link: https://talk.operationwardiary.org/#/subjects/AWD0003jjb
Diary page 110 Link: https://talk.operationwardiary.org/#/subjects/AWD0003jq7
A German Prisoner said his section was armed with 3 Russian Machine guns.
Diary page 115 Link: https://talk.operationwardiary.org/#/subjects/AWD0003jjw
by cyngast moderator
This looks really interesting. I'll give it a thorough reading tonight.
by ral104 moderator, scientist
Thanks for posting these links, Marie. Very interesting reading.