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Battle of the Somme - as It Happened
Offbeat  (tags: Battle of the Somme, Unfolded )

- 1082 days ago -
100 years on, the opening day of the battle as it unfolded, Battle of the Somme - as it happened, Almost 20,000 British soldiers were killed on the opening day of the battle, 2,069 men from the 36th Ulster Division were killed at the Somme
The Somme: A Soldier's Illustrated Journal of the Horror of War
Offbeat  (tags: Battle of the Somme, horror of war, WW 1 )

- 1082 days ago -
Jim Maultsaid, like tens of thousands of others, was wounded on the first day of the Battle of the Somme.
In Pictures: Battle of the Somme
Offbeat  (tags: Inpictures, Battle of the Somme, WW1 )

- 1082 days ago -
The Battle of the Somme was one of the bloodiest of World War One, with more than one million people killed or wounded. It lasted five months as the British and French Armies fought the Germans on a 15-mile front.
I-Wonder: WW1: Why Was the First Day of the Somme Such a Disaster?
Offbeat  (tags: Battle of the Somme, Disaster, Over the top )

- 1082 days ago -
The first day of the Battle of the Somme, in northern France, was the bloodiest day in the history of the British Army and one of the most infamous days of World War One. On 1 July 1916, the British forces suffered 57,470 casualties,
Battle of the Somme: Royals at Somme Centenary Commemoration
Offbeat  (tags: WW1, Battle of the Somme, Centenary, Ceremony, France, Europe )

- 1083 days ago -
Thousands of people, including members of the Royal Family, have attended a ceremony in France to mark the centenary of the Battle of the Somme.
Battle of the Somme Centenary to Be Marked By UK Vigils
Offbeat  (tags: WW 1, UK vigils, Battle of the Somme, centenary )

- 1308 days ago -
All-night vigils will be held across the UK next summer to mark the centenary of the Battle of the Somme in World War One.

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