The Battle of the Somme

The Battle of the Somme

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Published: 21/04/2016
Genre: General military
Format: Hardback

This study of the Battle of the Somme comprises 12 separate articles written by some of the foremost military historians, each of whom looks at a specific aspect of the battle.

Focusing on key aspects of the British, French and German forces, overall strategic and tactical impacts of the battle and with an introduction by renowned World War I scholar Professor Sir Hew Strachan, The Battle of the Somme is a timely collection of the latest research and analysis of the battle.

The terrors of the Somme have largely come to embody trench warfare on the Western Front in the modern imagination, but this new book looks beyond the horrendous conditions and staggering casualty rates to provide new, insightful research on one of the most pivotal battles of the war.