Doomed? One of the most iconic images of the war shows soldiers of the Royal Irish Rifles waiting to join the offensive on the Somme on 1 July, 1916. There were 60,000 British casualties that day - almost 20,000 died. The battle continued until mid-November, but  no other day produced  such appalling losses

Doomed? One of the most iconic images of the war shows soldiers of the Royal Irish Rifles waiting to join the offensive on the Somme on 1 July, 1916. There were 60,000 British casualties that day - almost 20,000 died. The battle continued until mid-November, but no other day produced such appalling losses

Visit www.weekendtorememberfilm.com/blog | afnamvet about one high school in Hayward, California students ultimate sacrifice in Vietnam War.

Visit www.weekendtorememberfilm.com/blog | afnamvet about one high school in Hayward, California students ultimate sacrifice in Vietnam War.

From the film, "Saving Private Ryan". Occupied France, WWII, just after D-day. An American soldier carrying a French girl.

From the film, "Saving Private Ryan". Occupied France, WWII, just after D-day. An American soldier carrying a French girl.

19 Sep 43: British Air Ministry says that Hamburg now lies in absolute ruins and is "probably the most complete blotting out of a city that ever happened." More: http://scanningwwii.com/a?d=0919&s=430919 #WWII

19 Sep 43: British Air Ministry says that Hamburg now lies in absolute ruins and is "probably the most complete blotting out of a city that ever happened." More: http://scanningwwii.com/a?d=0919&s=430919 #WWII

Casualties of War [CD] [PA]

Casualties of War [CD] [PA]

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