By Andrew Robertshaw
The 1st day of the conflict of the Somme of global battle I (1914-1918) continues to be on checklist as having the most important variety of deaths in anyone day in any warfare. This ebook explores the myths of this notorious conflict, and using mines, tunnels, gasoline and flame-throwers by means of the British together with cutting edge strategies reminiscent of smoke. Andrew Robertshaw analyses the 1st day of the conflict, explaining how British strategies built as a result adventure of the Somme, and gives an outline of the occasions alongside the total entrance line, analyzing the activities of 2 British Corps, VIII at Serre and XIII at Montauban.
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