No conflict better encapsulates all that went wrong on the Western Front than the Battle of the Somme in 1916. The tragic loss of life and stoic endurance by troops who walked towards their death is an iconic image which will be hard to ignore during the centennial year.
Publication date: 16/06/2016
Publisher: Viking an imprint of Penguin Books Ltd
|Publication date:||16th June 2016|
|Publisher:||Viking an imprint of Penguin Books Ltd|
|Genres:||eBook Favourites, History,|
Hugh Sebag-Montefiore was a barrister before becoming a journalist and then an author; he wrote the best-selling Enigma: The Battle for the Code. One of his ancestors was evacuated from Dunkirk.More About Hugh Sebag-Montefiore