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The fortress city of Lille, France with its citadel and the surrounding countryside. The British failed to hold Lille, which fell to German forces on ????. The Entente Allies continued the Race to the Sea, the North Sea, on the horizon, past Ypern, Ypres, where the British Expeditionary Force suffered heavy losses.
Other places on the postcard map include Armentieres, Messines, Wytschaete, and the River Lys.
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Lille und seine Umgebung
Lille and its surrounding area
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K.B.i.M.(M.) No. 181

The fortress city of Lille, France with its citadel and the surrounding countryside. The British failed to hold Lille, which fell to German forces on ????. The Entente Allies continued the Race to the Sea, the North Sea, on the horizon, past Ypern, Ypres, where the British Expeditionary Force suffered heavy losses.
Other places on the postcard map include Armentieres, Messines, Wytschaete, and the River Lys.

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Lille und seine Umgebung

Lille and its surrounding area



Reverse:

K.B.i.M.(M.) No. 181

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Sources

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