The First Day of the Somme

Gommecourt to Maricourt, 1 July 1916

Jon Cooksey, Jerry Murland

Publication date:
August 2016
Publisher :
Pen and Sword
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Many guidebooks cover the Somme offensive in 1916, the five-month struggle that has come to be seen as one of the defining episodes in the history of the fighting on the Western Front during the First World War. But no previous guide has concentrated on t