On This Day…

… in 1916, the Battle of the Somme began. Lasting until 18th November 1916, it was the largest battle of the First World War on the Western Front and saw more than a million men wounded or killed. It remains one of the bloodiest battles in human history.

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  1. Pingback: Honouring hundreds of thousands of victims of the brutal Somme battle | Marcus Ampe's Space

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