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Battle of the Somme


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 ...

Battle of the Somme - World War I - HISTORY.com


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 ...

Land Battles - The Somme | Canada and the First World War


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 ...

The Battle of the Somme - History Learning Site


The Battle of the Somme started in 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 ...

The Battle of the Somme - Battle of the Somme | NZHistory, New ...


A truly nightmarish world greeted the New Zealand Division when it joined the Battle of the Somme in mid-September 1916. Fifteen thousand men of the Division ...

A Death at the Battle of the Somme, 1916 - EyeWitness to History


The Battle of the Somme was one of the costliest engagements of the First World War. In the summer of 1916 the line of trenches demarcating the Western Front ...

Battle of the Somme - The Canadian Encyclopedia


Battle of the Somme. Few words conjure the futility and the staggering losses of the First World War like the Somme. In the summer of 1916 the British launched ...

WW1 Battles of the Somme 1916 & 1918, France


The WW1 Somme battles, France. ... By 22<sup>nd</sup> September 1914, following the First Battle of the Marne (6<sup>th</sup> – 12<sup>th</sup> September 1914) and the First Battle of the ...

Battle of the Somme centenary: the best new history books


1 day ago ... One hundred years ago this week, the British Army endured its bloodiest day – and the Battle of the Somme began.

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Jul 12, 2006 ... Over 92 years on - A video in memory of all those who gave their lifes during First World War. Features real footage from the Somme, including ...
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First World War.com - Battles - The Battle of the Somme, 1916


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 ...

BBC - iWonder - The Battle of the Somme: 141 days of horror


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.

The Great War . Maps & Battles . The Battle of the Somme | PBS


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 ...