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The Somme : the epic battle in the soldiers' own words and photographs

Author: Richard Van Emden
Publisher: Barnsley, South Yorkshire : Pen & Sword Military, 2016.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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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 ...
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Genre/Form: Pictorial works
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Richard Van Emden
ISBN: 9781473855212 1473855217 9781473885172 1473885175
OCLC Number: 951477127
Description: 355 pages : illustrations, maps, portraits ; 25 cm
Responsibility: Richard van Emden.

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The third in a trilogy of books by Richard van Emden this is the complete story of the British effort in Picardy, from their first arrival in 1915 to the end of the campaign. Approx 150  Read more...

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"As featured in ''Conspiracy' to lure underage boys to war.'"--The Sunday Times "Soldiers in the British Army risked severe discipline for taking photographs on the battlefield. This illustrated book Read more...

 
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