1917, Allies, Austria-Hungary, Battle of Passchendaele, Belgium, British Empire, Cote 304, Eleventh Battle of the Isonzo, Flanders, France, Germany, Great Britain, India, Italy, Menin, Monte Santo, prisoners of war, Russia, Slovenia, Verdun, Ypres
Monte Santo captured by General Cadorna‘s troops. New French success at Verdun; Hill 304 and Camard Wood taken, and the southern bank of the Forges Brook reached. British troops forced back in neighbourhood of Ypres-Menin road; fierce fighting in Inverness Copse and Glencorse Woods. War Office give total prisoners taken by Allies between April 9 and August 22 as: taken by British 46,155, by French 43,723, by Italians 40,681, and by Russians 37,221; total German prisoners now in British hands 102,218, and total British prisoners, including Indians, in German hands about 43,000.