The Somme: A Visual History

by Anthony Richards

History

The Somme: A Visual History Synopsis

Between 1 July and 18 November 1916 Britain s new volunteer army took the leading role in a battle on the Western Front for the first time. The Somme off ensive was intended to achieve a decisive victory for the British and French Allies over the Germans, yet the Allies failed to achieve all of their objectives and the war was to continue for another two years.

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ISBN: 9781904897521
Publication date: 08/06/2016
Publisher: Imperial War Museum
Format: Paperback

Book Information

ISBN: 9781904897521
Publication date: 8th June 2016
Author: Anthony Richards
Publisher: Imperial War Museum
Format: Paperback
Genres: History, World War One Literature,
Categories: First World War, European history, 20th century history: c 1900 to c 2000, Battles & campaigns,

About Anthony Richards

Anthony Richards has worked at the Imperial War Museum for over twenty years, and since 2010 has been in his current role as Head of Documents and Sound. He has overseen the acquisition and cataloguing of documents relating to the personal experience of warfare from 1914 to present, as well as the museum's on-going oral history programme. Richards is a Modern History graduate from Queen Mary College, London, and holds an MA in Archives and Record Management from University College London. He has provided historical advice for television and radio productions, including the BAFTA-nominated ITV series The Great War: The People’...

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