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Somme

Author : Lyn MacDonald  |  Pub Date : 1993-06-24  |  Publisher : Penguin UK

ISBN 10 : 9780141931692
ISBN 13 : 0141931698

2016 is the 100th anniversary of the Battle of the Somme 'There was hardly a household in the land', writes Lyn Macdonald, 'there was no trade, occupation, profession or community,..



The First Day On The Somme

Author : Martin Middlebrook  |  Pub Date : 2006-06-29  |  Publisher : Penguin UK

ISBN 10 : 9780141926940
ISBN 13 : 0141926945

The soldiers receive the best service a historian can provide: their story is told in their own words - Guardian 'For some reason nothing seemed to happen to us at first; we stroll..



Somme

Author : Hugh Sebag-Montefiore  |  Pub Date : 2016-07-01  |  Publisher : Harvard University Press

ISBN 10 : 9780674970038
ISBN 13 : 0674970039

Rescuing from history the heroes on the front line whose bravery has been overlooked, and giving voice to their bereaved relatives at home, Hugh Sebag-Montefiore reveals the Battle..



The Memorial To The Missing Of The Somme

Author : Gavin Stamp  |  Pub Date : 2010-08-06  |  Publisher : Profile Books

ISBN 10 : 9781847650603
ISBN 13 : 1847650600

Edwin Lutyens' Memorial to the Missing of the Somme at Thiepval in Northern France, visited annually by tens of thousands of tourists, is arguably the finest structure erected by a..



The Somme

Author : Peter Hart  |  Pub Date : 2012-12-20  |  Publisher : Weidenfeld & Nicolson

ISBN 10 : 9781780225722
ISBN 13 : 1780225725

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 ..



The Somme The Darkest Hour On The Western Front

Author : Peter Hart  |  Pub Date : 2010-03-15  |  Publisher : Pegasus Books

ISBN 10 : 9781605987651
ISBN 13 : 1605987654

One of the bloodiest battles in world history—a military tragedy that would come to define a generation. On July 1, 1916, the British Army launched the “Big Push” that was su..



The Somme

Author : Gary Sheffield  |  Pub Date : 2015-10-08  |  Publisher : Weidenfeld & Nicolson

ISBN 10 : 9781474603096
ISBN 13 : 1474603092

On 1 July 1916, after a stupendous seven-day artillery preparation, the British Army finally launched its attack on the German line around the River Somme. Over the next four and h..