The First Day on the Somme, 1 July 1916

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User Review  - Whiskey3pa - LibraryThing

Excellent book. Well written and full of first person accounts. The courage of the troops was remarkable and the mediocrity of the leadership sad. Read full review

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Middlebrook's seminal work on the first day of the battle of the Somme. Based on his own interviews with dozens of survivors of the fighting it is informative, emotional, gripping, exhausting and an ... Read full review

Contents

The Western Front
29
The Somme and the Germans
53
The Plan
67
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