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The Somme: Heroism and Horror in the First World War

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From one of our most distinguished historians, an authoritative and vivid account of the devastating World War I battle that claimed more than 300,000 lives At 7:30 am on July 1, 1916, the first Allied soldiers climbed out of their trenches along the Somme River in France and charged out into no-man's-land toward the barbed wire and machine guns at the German front lines. By the end of this first day of the Allied attack, the British army alone would lose 20,000 men; in the coming months, the fifteen-mile-long territory ...

The Somme: Heroism and Horror in the First World War 2007, Holt McDougal, New York

ISBN-13: 9780805083019

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The Somme: Heroism and Horror in the First World War 2006, Henry Holt & Company, New York, NY

ISBN-13: 9780805081275

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