First day of the Somme

Publisher

Not set Type Serial component part

Place of publication

Not given

Date of publication

Not given

Subjects

Volumes

Military Illustrated - Past and Present
Vol. 218 (July 2006), p. 8-15

Note

This month sees the 90th anniversary of the first day of the Battle of the Somme on 1 July 1916, the costliest single day of action for the British Army. George Greene reveals what went wrong on this tragic day on the Western Front