'The Somme' has become synonymous with the appalling casualties inflicted on theblackest day in British miltary history, 1 July 1916. The valley of the Somme, however, winding from its source north-east of St Quentin through Peronne and Amiens to the sea, was the scene of a yet wider and more moving story. Here there was of little military importance except the enemy; no vital resources, nokey communications. It became the arena for a straightforward war of attrition in which hundreds of thousands lost their lives and which ...

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