Legacy of the Somme 1916

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  • Author : Gerald Gliddon
  • Publisher : Sutton Pub Limited
  • Pages : 230 pages
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Legacy of the Somme 1916

Legacy of the Somme 1916
  • Author : Gerald Gliddon
  • Publisher : Sutton Pub Limited
  • Release : 24 June 1996
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The Battle of the Somme is widely regarded as one of the bloodiest and most controversial land battles ever fought. The first British troops went over the top on 1 July 1916 and by the day's end some 19,000 had been killed in the greatest one-day loss the British Army has ever known. This notoriety has ensured that the Somme and its many fallen warriors live on in countless books, plays and films. Documentary sources about the Somme abound and there is a

The Battle of the Somme

The Battle of the Somme
  • Author : Stewart Ross
  • Publisher : Heinemann-Raintree Library
  • Release : 24 June 2021
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Chronicles the British and French offensive against entrenched German lines in 1916, with analysis of the objectives and plans for the battle, the slaughter of the frontal assault, and the war's trench-based attrition.

The Battle of the Somme

The Battle of the Somme
  • Author : Matthias Strohn
  • Publisher : Bloomsbury Publishing
  • Release : 21 April 2016
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Published to coincide with the centenary commemoration of the battle of the Somme, this new study comprises 12 separate articles written by some of the foremost military historians, each of whom looks at a specific aspect of the battle. Focusing on key aspects of the British, French and German forces, overall strategic and tactical impacts of the battle and with an introduction by renowned World War I scholar Professor Sir Hew Strachan, The Battle of the Somme is a timely collection

THE BATTLE OF THE SOMME

THE BATTLE OF THE SOMME
  • Author : John Buchan
  • Publisher : e-artnow
  • Release : 21 June 2017
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The Battle of the Somme, also known as the Somme Offensive, was a battle of the First World War fought by the armies of the British and French empires against the German Empire. It took place between 1 July and 18 November 1916 on both sides of the River Somme in France. It was one of the largest battles of World War I, in which more than 1,000,000 men were wounded or killed, making it one of the bloodiest battles in human history. The

The Battle Of The Somme The First Phase Illustrated Edition

The Battle Of The Somme   The First Phase   Illustrated Edition
  • Author : Colonel John Buchan
  • Publisher : Pickle Partners Publishing
  • Release : 12 April 2012
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More than any other battle of the First World War, the battle of the Somme remains as the abiding memory of the appalling conditions, suffering and death of British manhood in the public consciousness. As the guns stopped their bombardment on the 1st of July, the waves of Allied troops walked toward the often still intact German lines. More than a million men in total would be killed, wounded or captured on both sides before the fighting subsided in November.

Battle of the Somme

Battle of the Somme
  • Author : Christopher Martin
  • Publisher : Unknown
  • Release : 24 June 1973
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Designed to introduce students to research from primary sources, this book presents short lively extracts and illustrations on the Battle of Somme. (From backcover).

The Battle of the Somme

The Battle of the Somme
  • Author : Alan Axelrod
  • Publisher : Rowman & Littlefield
  • Release : 03 October 2016
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offensive to be waged against Germany even as France poured incredible numbers of men into the slaughterhouse that was the desperate defense of Verdun. élan vital” of the French people, a quality, he argued, that set the Gallic race apart from the rest of the world. French losses were just under 200,000. The Germans lost at least 650,000. Just as the French refused to give up ground at Verdun, the Germans held on stubbornly at the Somme—so stubbornly that General Ludendorff

The 1916 Battle of the Somme Reconsidered

The 1916 Battle of the Somme Reconsidered
  • Author : Peter Liddle
  • Publisher : Pen & Sword Books
  • Release : 06 June 2016
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Twenty-four years after the publication of his classic study of the Somme, Peter Liddle reconsiders the battle in the light of recent scholarship. The battle still gives rise to fierce debate and, with Passchendaele, it is often seen as the epitome of the tragic folly of the First World War. But is this a reasoned judgment? Peter Liddle, in this authoritative study, reexamines the concept and planning of the operation and follows the course of the action through the entire

Forgotten Voices of the Somme

Forgotten Voices of the Somme
  • Author : Joshua Levine
  • Publisher : Random House
  • Release : 02 December 2008
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1916. The Somme. With over a million casualties, it was the most brutal battle of World War I. It is a clash that even now, over 90 years later, remains seared into the national consciousness, conjuring up images of muddy trenches and young lives tragically wasted. Its first day, July 1st 1916 - on which the British suffered 57,470 casualties, including 19,240 dead - is the bloodiest day in the history of the British armed forces to date. On the German side, an officer famously

The Fierce Light

The Fierce Light
  • Author : Anne Powell
  • Publisher : The History Press
  • Release : 15 November 2006
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Contains a selection of prose and poetry from 38 contemporary British, Australian and New Zealand writers who fought during the Battle of the Somme. This work tells the stories of different men from different backgrounds.

The Somme

The Somme
  • Author : Peter Hart,Nigel Steel
  • Publisher : Hachette UK
  • Release : 20 December 2012
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A major new history of the most infamous battle of the First World War, as described by the men who fought it. On 1 July 1916, Douglas Haig's army launched the 'Big Push' that was supposed finally to bring an end to the stalemate on the Western Front. What happened next was a human catastrophe: scrambling over the top into the face of the German machine guns and artillery fire, almost 20,000 British and Commonwealth soldiers were killed that day alone, and twice

The Battle of the Somme A Captivating Guide to One of the Most Devastating Events of the First World War That Took Place on the Western Front

The Battle of the Somme  A Captivating Guide to One of the Most Devastating Events of the First World War That Took Place on the Western Front
  • Author : Captivating History
  • Publisher : Independently Published
  • Release : 18 March 2019
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If you want to discover the captivating history of The Battle of the Somme, then keep reading... The First World War was made up of many different battles, each brutal, bloody, and devastating in its own unique way. Every battle had its victories and losses, successes and failures. There were individual heroes on both sides and heroic actions by whole brigades. There were men who fought to the bitter end and died in the muddy fields of France, their bodies

John Buchan s History of the Battle of the Somme 1916

John Buchan s History of the Battle of the Somme 1916
  • Author : John Buchan
  • Publisher : Unknown
  • Release : 01 April 2014
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A fine author's view of the Great Somme Offensive For many years there were few more highly regarded histories of the momentous Battle of the Somme, 1916, than that written by John Buchan, the renowned author of 'The Thirty Nine Steps, ' 'Greenmantle, ' 'Huntingtower' and many others. In both his fiction and non-fiction Buchan had the ability to craft a fine narrative in an easy going, economic style. Today Buchan is far less well-known for his non-fiction than for his