Thursday, July 06, 2017

WW1 - Scale of Underground Mines

At the start of the Battle of Messines, almost twenty underground mines were set off by the British. They killed 10,000 Germans. Below is a photo with soldiers standing at the lip of a crater caused by just one. Unbelievable scale if you did not see the picture.

1 comment:

Anonymous said...

A more detailed article on this:
Tunnel warfare in WW1