Timeline Project entries from 16 September, 2011 to 23 September, 2011

1917-07-311917-11-06Passchendaele

Objectives for this offensive were 'wearing out the enemy' and 'securing the Belgian coast and connecting with the Dutch frontier'. The operation was cancelled prematurely when divisions were called away to support the Italian front.

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1916-09-09Ginchy

As a result of artillery falling short in no mans land, the Irish Royal Munster Fusiliers suffered heavy casualties capturing defenses around Ginchy.

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