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WW1, Battle of the Somme, 1916. The view from the British trenches of a…


WW1, Battle of Verdun, 1916; French messengers bringing news to Fort Vaux. ––AKG Images ( AKG 95397)


WW1, Battle of the Somme, August 1916. Gunners of the Royal Garrison Artillery…


July 1, 1916. The First Day of the Battle of the Somme. Despite the heavy loss of life and failure to achieve the expected breakthrough, Field Marshal Haig and General Rawlinson deemed the attack a success, so much that the offensive was to continue for a further four months, only ending with the onset of winter. -