Rare WWI 1915 British France Ypres Ordinance Artillery Marker Trench Map Relic
1915 dated British Ordinance Map of the France Ypres area gridded for artillery firing coordinates. This map is in very good condition and was used by the British against the Germans to mark objective points and guide artillery firing positions. The square grids on the map mark as a value of 1,000 yards with sub squares measuring at 500 yards in an A, B, C, D clockwise order. These squares with coordinate directions are explained in the bottom left of the map and would have been used extensively to fire on enemy positions. These maps are printed on cloth and many did not survive the length of the war due to the wet and muddy conditions of the trenches. This map is in very good condition with common signs of use and wear. 19 October 22 November 1914 was a battle of the. The battle was part of the First Battle of Flanders, in which. On the Belgian coast, from 10 October to mid-November. The battles at Ypres began at the end of the. Reciprocal attempts by the German and Franco-British armies to advance past the northern flank of their opponents. North of Ypres, the fighting continued in the.
(1631 October), between the German. The Belgian army and French marines. The item "Rare WWI 1915 British France Ypres Ordinance Artillery Marker Trench Map Relic" is in sale since Monday, November 4, 2019. This item is in the category "Collectibles\Militaria\WW I (1914-18)\Original Period Items\Great Britain\Personal, Field Gear".
The seller is "curio_artifacts" and is located in Algonquin, Illinois. This item can be shipped worldwide.
- Country/Region of Manufacture: United States