The British on the Somme 1916

This new volume in the long-running Images of War series features the actions of the British Army on the Somme.

The British on the Somme 1916

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The British on the Somme 1916
Language: en
Pages: 128
Authors: Bob Carruthers
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2017-02-15 - Publisher: Casemate Publishers

This new volume in the long-running Images of War series features the actions of the British Army on the Somme. Not only is the book comprised of rare photographs illustrating the actions of the British army fighting on the Somme, but it is accompanied by a powerful text written by
The First Day on the Somme
Language: en
Pages: 352
Authors: Martin Middlebrook
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2006-05-25 - Publisher: Pen and Sword

After an immense but useless bombardment, at 7.30 am. On 1 July 1916 the British Army went over the top and attacked the German trenches. It was the first day of the battle of the Somme, and on that day the British suffered nearly 60,000 casualties, two for every yard
Tracing British Battalions on the Somme
Language: en
Pages: 320
Authors: Ray Westlake
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2009-01-15 - Publisher: Pen and Sword

Although seventy-eight years have passed since the Battle of the Somme was fought, interest in this, the bloodiest battle of the First World War, has never waned. Ray Westlake has collated all the information so painstakingly gathered, to produce a comprehensive compendium of the exact movements of every battalion involved
British Battalions on the Somme
Language: en
Pages: 328
Authors: Ray Westlake
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2004-06-06 - Publisher: Pen and Sword

This book tells the story of the actions made by the 616 battalions that were involved in the attack on the somme.
24 Hours at the Somme
Language: en
Pages: 448
Authors: Robert Kershaw
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2016-06-16 - Publisher: Random House

The first day of the Somme has had more of a widespread emotional impact on the psyche of the British public than any other battle in history. Now, 100 years later, Robert Kershaw attempts to understand the carnage, using the voices of the British and German soldiers who lived through