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The Somme

Author: Sarah Ridley
Publisher: London : Franklin Watts Ltd, 2016.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Juvenile audience : EnglishView all editions and formats
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For many people the word 'Somme' sums up the carnage and futility of the First World War. The failure of Allied forces to achieve their objectives at such a huge cost in human lives has resonated in military circles for the past 100 years. This book tells the story of the battle and its wider repercussions.
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Genre/Form: Juvenile works
Children's nonfiction
Juvenile literature
Material Type: Juvenile audience
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Sarah Ridley
ISBN: 9781445146904 1445146908
OCLC Number: 944084238
Notes: Includes index.
Description: 1 volume (unpaged) : illustrations (some color) ; 27 cm
Responsibility: Sarah Ridley.

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