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Battle of the Somme

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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 ...

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

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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 ...

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

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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 ...

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

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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 ...

Battle of the Somme centenary: How is it being commemorated and ...

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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 ...

The Battle of the Somme, as it happened on July 1, 1916

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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 ...

What Happened During The Battle Of The Somme? | Imperial War ...

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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  ...

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

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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 ...

First World War.com - Battles - The Battle of the Somme, 1916

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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 ...

In pictures: Battle of the Somme - BBC News - BBC.com

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Jul 1, 2016 ... Images from The Somme, one of the bloodiest battles of World War One.

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

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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.

The Battle of the Somme - History Learning Site

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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 ...

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

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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 ...