The Battle of the Somme also known as the Somme Offensive, was a battle of the
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Comprising the main Allied attack on the Western Front during 1916, the Battle of
the Somme is famous chiefly on account of the loss of 58,000 British troops ...
The battle of the Somme, fought in Northern France, was one of the bloodiest of
World War One - in total there were one million casualties.
One hundred and twenty-five miles northwest of Verdun, the British and French
armies joined at the Somme River. A Franco-British offensive was planned here ...
The Battle of the Somme started on July 1<sup>st</sup> 1916. It lasted until November 1916.
For many people, the Battle of the Somme was the battle that symbolised the ...
Jul 1, 2016 ... The Somme as it was experienced, however, was not the same as the Somme as
it is remembered. The psychic, cultural, political, and literary ...
Jun 30, 2016 ... The Battle of the Somme, one of the bloodiest in our island's history, is often
associated with the needless loss of young men.
Jul 1, 2016 ... The first day of the Battle of the Somme was the worst day in the history of the
British Army. At 7:30am on July 1, 1916, thousands of British ...
The four-month Battle of the Somme was fought from 1 July to 18 November 1916
. Allied commanders sought to relieve pressure on the French defenders of ...