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We all need to take in the knowledge of WW1. My grandpa was involved in the battle of the Somme at 19 yrs old, he was one of the lucky ones he returned and lived to be 86. I still miss him ❣

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A heavy shell bursting during the Battle of the Somme. World War One, First World, Battle Of The Somme, War Image, War Photography, World History, Military History, Images, Pictures

THE BATTLE OF THE SOMME, JULY-NOVEMBER 1916

A heavy shell bursting during the Battle of the Somme.

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Heartbreaking photos of troops on the eve of the Somme 100 years ago

Compared with what was to follow, the weeks leading up to the bloodiest battle in British history were a gentle calm before the storm, as these astonishing 100-year-old photographs show.

Quagmire World War One - Mud on the Somme. Men actually drowned in the mud at… World War One, Second World, First World, Battle Of The Somme, Historia Universal, Flanders Field, France, World History, Military History

The Battle of the Somme 1916

The Battle of The Somme 1916 , the bloodiest battle in World War I.

BATTLE SOMME 1 JULY - 18 NOVEMBER 1916 (E(AUS) Eight ANZAC (Australian and New Zealand Army Corps ) soldiers wearing sheepskin jackets, and a mixture of slouch hats and steel helmets, resting on their way up to the trenches. World War One, First World, Old World, Wilhelm Ii, Kaiser Wilhelm, Schlacht An Der Somme, Anzac Soldiers, Battle Of The Somme, Anzac Day

THE BATTLE OF THE SOMME, JULY-NOVEMBER 1916

Eight ANZAC soldiers wearing sheepskin jackets, and a mixture of slouch hats and steel helmets, resting on their way up to the trenches.

British soldier of the Worcestershire Regiment standing sentry duty in a trench at Ovillers-la-Boiselle, Somme, France, August 1916 World War One, First World, Schlacht An Der Somme, Commonwealth, British Army Uniform, British Soldier, Battle Of The Somme, Foto Portrait, Historia Universal

THE BATTLE OF THE SOMME, JULY-NOVEMBER 1916

Sentry of the Worcestershire Regiment looking through a loop-hole in a trench at Ovillers, August 1916.

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Battle Of The Somme Pictures and Photos

View and license Battle Of The Somme pictures & news photos from Getty Images.

A British soldier is helping a wounded German prisoner walk along a railway track away from a bridge - the Battle of the Somme, 1916 Wilhelm Ii, Kaiser Wilhelm, World War One, First World, Batalha Do Somme, Schlacht An Der Somme, Ww1 Battles, French Slang, Battle Of The Somme

Heartbreaking photos of troops on the eve of the Somme 100 years ago

Compared with what was to follow, the weeks leading up to the bloodiest battle in British history were a gentle calm before the storm, as these astonishing 100-year-old photographs show.

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The Battle of the Somme was one of the bloodiest battles in human history and symbolised the horrors of warfare in the First World War. British Soldier, British Army, World War One, First World, Ww1 Battles, Battle Of The Somme, British History, Colorful Pictures, Troops

Heartbreaking photos of troops on the eve of the Somme 100 years ago

Compared with what was to follow, the weeks leading up to the bloodiest battle in British history were a gentle calm before the storm, as these astonishing 100-year-old photographs show.

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'Shell Shock' How bad must it be to reduce a grown man to crying heap. The uselessness of war

Heartbreaking Photos of Troops on the Eve of the Battle of the Somme. A group of soldiers hang up clothes as they relax outside a shelter near the trenches of the battle of the Somme. World War One, First World, Ww1 Battles, Battle Of The Somme, British Soldier, British Army, Lest We Forget, Life Is Like, Military History

Heartbreaking photos of troops on the eve of the Somme 100 years ago

Compared with what was to follow, the weeks leading up to the bloodiest battle in British history were a gentle calm before the storm, as these astonishing 100-year-old photographs show.

A British soldier leads a horse laden with dozens of pairs of trench boots through thick mud as the British Army continues the Somme offensive Ww1 History, British History, Military History, Military Art, World War One, First World, Commonwealth, Ww1 Battles, Ww1 Soldiers

THE SOMME in Color 1916-2016: A British solider leads a horse laden with dozens of pairs of trench boots through thick mud as the British Army continues the Somme offensive.

© IWM (Q Newly hollowed out shelters for the British reserves at Mametz, during the Somme… World War One, First World, Battle Of The Somme, Lest We Forget, Military History, Wwii, Shelters, British Army, British Men

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Battle of the Somme- Major Beauchamp Magrath, East Lancashire Regiment, wades through deep mud in a communication trench near Fonquevillers in winter Patrick Koekkoek by kind permission of Patricia and Michael Brock World War One, First World, The Lost Hero, Battle Of The Somme, British Soldier, British History, Troops, Soldiers, Military History

100 years on, a royal salute for the lost heroes of the Somme

The death toll was in the thousands before Britain had even come down for breakfast. Over in northern France, a hundred years ago this morning, the ‘Big Push’ was under way, and it would be a disaster.

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