Battle of the Somme


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Noun1.Battle of the Somme - battle of World War II (1944)Battle of the Somme - battle of World War II (1944)  
Second World War, World War 2, World War II - a war between the Allies (Australia, Belgium, Bolivia, Brazil, Canada, China, Colombia, Costa Rica, Cuba, Czechoslovakia, Dominican Republic, El Salvador, Ethiopia, France, Greece, Guatemala, Haiti, Honduras, India, Iran, Iraq, Luxembourg, Mexico, Netherlands, New Zealand, Nicaragua, Norway, Panama, Philippines, Poland, South Africa, United Kingdom, United States, USSR, Yugoslavia) and the Axis (Albania, Bulgaria, Finland, Germany, Hungary, Italy, Japan, Rumania, Slovakia, Thailand) from 1939 to 1945
France, French Republic - a republic in western Europe; the largest country wholly in Europe
2.Battle of the Somme - battle in World War I (1916)
First World War, Great War, War to End War, World War 1, World War I - a war between the allies (Russia, France, British Empire, Italy, United States, Japan, Rumania, Serbia, Belgium, Greece, Portugal, Montenegro) and the Central Powers (Germany, Austria-Hungary, Turkey, Bulgaria) from 1914 to 1918
France, French Republic - a republic in western Europe; the largest country wholly in Europe
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HONLEY lost two brothers during the war - Fred and Willie Newsome - who both died during the Battle of the Somme.
Gilbert and Alfred survived the Battle of the Somme a year later and the rest of the war.
The film, The Battle Of The Somme, will be shown in Walsall, with the Birmingham Philharmonic OrchestS ra providing the musical score.
ON THIS DAY LAST YEAR: Senior royals and politicians led tributes to the dead of the Battle of the Somme on its 100th anniversary.
UP TO 2,000 guests fell silent to remember the fallen at a service in France marking the 100th anniversary of the final day of the Battle of the Somme.
Battle of the Somme 1916 The first battle of the Somme ended.
This year a special tribute was paid to the soldiers who fought in the Battle of the Somme that took place 100 years ago.
The Imperial War Museums (IWM) has revealed documents and pictures commemorating soldiers who lost their lives in the Battle of the Somme in 1916, the bloodiest clash in World War I.
LANDMARKS across North Wales are being lit up in red to commemorate the 100th anniversary of the Battle of the Somme.
Tanks were used for the first time at the Battle of the Somme, 1916 Format:( O1; Page: NE hundred years ago our ancestors were caught up in the deadly struggle that was World War I.
It was on July the First When the Scottish made to attack The shells began to burst But that didn't keep them back Oh, it was a terrible day, They fought with all their might Poor fellows, they were falling Both on the left and right And when all was over I am sorry to relate All that we could number was One hundred and twenty-eight Now my friends, remember What the local lads have done - They fought and died for their country's sake, At the Battle of the Somme Private M.
com)-- In commemoration of the 100th Anniversary of the Battle of the Somme, the Military Museums Foundation and the PPCLI Foundation are co-hosting a Gala Memorial Dinner at the The Military Museums on Saturday, September 24, 2016.