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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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 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 ...
Jul 2, 2016 ... Fought between July and November 1916, the Battle of the Somme was one of
the defining events of the First World War and the largest battle ...
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 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
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 ...
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 ...
Jul 1, 2016 ... Images from The Somme, one of the bloodiest battles of World War One.