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A view near Hyde Park Corner of Ploegsteert Wood, showing a German 5.9 inch shell burst, which effectively covered an area approximately 500 yards in diameter. Note the small white splashes where the fragments hit the water. The road shown leads to Messines, and the duckboard track continued to the reserve support and front lines, near Prowse Point and St. Yves. The house in the wood was the terminus of the light railway.

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