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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In the First Battle of the Somme he saw the first tanks and the newly adopted creeping barrage.
1916: General Douglas Haig finally calls off the first Battle of the Somme, with over one million killed or wounded.
They trained together at Kinmel Camp, Bodelwyddan, and by June 1916 they fought alongside each other in the first Battle of the Somme.
Above: Gas-masked men of the British Machine Gun Corps with a Vickers machine gun during the first battle of the Somme JULY 18, 1917 The Royal Family drops its Germanic name Saxe-Coburg-Gotha in favour of Windsor.
JULY 1, 1916 The Battle of the Somme begins, with 750,000 Allied soldiers going over the top Gas-masked men of the British Machine Gun Corps with a Vickers machine gun during the first battle of the Somme
Tull survived the first Battle of the Somme and was named as the first black army officer in 1916.
Gas-masked men of the British Machine Gun Corps with Vickers machine gun during the first battle of the Somme
Battle of the Somme 1916 The first battle of the Somme ended.
The Battle of Mametz Wood was part of the First Battle of the Somme in France.
During the First Battle of the Somme, on July 7, 1916, the 38th or Welsh Division were detailed to attack and capture Mametz Wood, the largest wood on the whole Somme battlefront.