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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A MEMORIAL to honour soldiers who lost their lives during the Battle of the Somme in the First World War has been unveiled.
This guidebook to the Battle of the Somme treats it as a battle fought by the British and French equally and focuses on the French sector before and during the battle of 1916, aiming to serve as an introduction to the French battlefield rather than a history and provide tours of an often-ignored section of the battlefield.
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.
? The Battle of the Somme pitched the British and French against Germans between July and November 1916.
1916: First day of the battle of the Somme. In less than 24 hours, there were 60,000 British casualties.
The Battle of Mametz Wood, which was part of the Battle of the Somme and raged between July 7 and 12, 1916, saw nearly 4,000 Welsh soldiers killed of injured.
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.