The Somme Robin Prior, Trevor Wilson
Publisher: Yale University Press
The Battle of the Somme claimed the biggest loss of soldiers in a single day of fighting ever recorded by the British army. With General Beauvoir De Lisle. The Battle of the Somme (1st July until midNovember 1916) is significant for several reasons. The Missing of the Somme [Geoff Dyer] on Amazon.com. A public ballot to attend the official commemoration of the 100th anniversary of the Battle of the Somme is now open. The Battle of the Somme, also known as the Somme Offensive, was one of the largest battles of the First World War. The Battle of the Somme was planned as a joint French and British operation. The Thiepval Memorial to the Missing of the Somme battlefields bears the names of 72,194 officers and men of the United Kingdom and South African forces. *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. FIRST DAY ON THE SOMME, THE [Martin Middlebrook] on Amazon.com. The Somme is a river in Picardy, northern France. One hundred and twenty-five miles northwest of Verdun, the British and French armies joined at the Somme River. *FREE * shipping on qualifying offers. The battle of the Somme was a battle that took place in World War 1. The battle commenced on the 1st July 1916 and ended on the 18th November 1916. This powerful and touching docudrama recounts in detail the story of the bloodiest day in British military history: The Battle of the Somme, on 1 July 1916.