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The story of the Battle of the Somme, told from an eyewitness perspective through the letters, diaries and journals written by the men who fought there

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The story of the Battle of the Somme, told from an eyewitness perspective through the letters, diaries and journals written by the men who fought there

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At 7.30am on 1 July 1916, British soldiers mounted an attack on German army positions in northern France: the biggest battle mounted by Britain since Waterloo.

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