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Somme 100: The First Day

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We wanted to try something new for the centenary commemorations of the battle of the Somme, and so we reached out to the talented team at Epic History TV with the idea of a special video examining the first day of the conflict...Continue Reading
Today marks the centenary of the battle of the Somme, one of the largest clashes of the First World War. The 60,000 casualties suffered by the British on the first day alone ensured that it is an event that will never be forgotten, and the battlefield has become hallowed ground for visitors who come to pay their respects to those who lost their lives...Continue Reading

Somme 100: Weapons of the Somme

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One hundred years ago today one of the bloodiest battles in history began, with French, British and Commonwealth troops charging across No Man's Land to attack the Germans. In this blog we look at some of the weapons used in the fierce fighting as the armies looked to break the bloody stalemate of the Somme...Continue Reading

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