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The Somme: The Epic Battle in the Soldiers' Own Words and Photographs (Paperback)
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The Somme: The Epic Battle in the Soldiers' Own Words and Photographs (Paperback)

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The offensive on the Somme took place between July and November 1916 and is perhaps the most iconic battle of the Great War. It was there that Kitchener s famous Pals Battalions were first sent into action en masse and it was a battlefield where many of the dreams and aspirations of a nation, hopeful of victory, were agonizingly dashed. Because of its legendary status, the Somme has been the subject of many books, and many more will come out next year. However, nothing has ever been published on the Battle in which the soldiers own photographs have been used to illustrate both the campaign s extraordinary comradeship and its carnage."

Publisher: Pen & Sword Books Ltd
ISBN: 9781473885172
Number of pages: 368
Weight: 1134 g
Dimensions: 235 x 175 x 25 mm

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“Gets To The Core”

The Somme -The Epic Battle in the Soldier’s own Words and Photographs.

The bestselling author and expert on World War One has gathered together researched and edited one of the most moving and comprehensive books... More

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27th April 2016
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