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#1 Paul Reed

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Posted 24 February 2012 - 10:36 PM

Does anyone have access to any German maps of Messines from 1914 to 1917?

If you can help either post here or message me, please.

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Posted 24 February 2012 - 11:06 PM

I think I've got about 6 or 7 from between about October 1916 and May 1917 in 1:10,000 to 1:25,000 scale (might have earlier too, but would have to check) , but here's one 1:25,000 snippet for you (April 1917).

If you need it at higher res , or need more from that same map... (or need a different one) send me an email and I'll get something over to you.


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#3 RogerShephard

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Posted 25 February 2012 - 02:40 AM

Hi Dave

is it at all possible to get a copy of the April and May 1917 maps, in particular for the same area and a bit south infront of Plugsteert Wood?

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Posted 25 February 2012 - 09:04 AM

What exactly are you looking for?

#5 Paul Reed

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Posted 25 February 2012 - 12:43 PM

Egbert - Dave has very kindly sent me some maps of the Messines area.

But looking for any maps showing the German positions in and around the village from any period during the war, but especially 1914-17.

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Posted 25 February 2012 - 02:44 PM

Messines town 13.10.15

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Posted 25 February 2012 - 02:47 PM

I have more 13.10.1915 from all around Messines to include 1915 aerials from Balk ferme and Petit Douve of which I hold the exclusive copyright and thus do not want to publish them now

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Posted 25 February 2012 - 04:01 PM

OK, quite understand - thanks for that.