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Named for a nearby river, the Battle of the Somme took place over five months in 1916, and was one of the largest and most costly battles of World War I. Three armies made up of millions of soldiers fought over control of a tiny area of northern France,... More »
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The Battle of the Somme also known as the Somme Offensive, was a battle of the First World War fought by the armies of the British and French empires against ...

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Find out more about the history of Battle of the Somme, including videos, interesting articles, pictures, historical features and more. Get all the facts on ...

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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.

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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 ...

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The Battle of the Somme started on July 1 st 1916. It lasted until November 1916. For many people, the Battle of the Somme was the battle that symbolised the ...

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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 ...

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The Battle of the Somme (1 July - 18 November 1916) was a joint operation between British and French forces intended to achieve a decisive victory over the  ...

www.telegraph.co.uk/news/2016/07/01/the-battle-of-the-somme-as-it-happened-on-july-1-1916

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 ...