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The Somme
Gary Sheffield
Nigel Steel
Peter Hart
Classification : Military History
Pub Date : Jan 01, 2007
Imprint : Phoenix Paperbacks
Page Extent : 208
Binding : PB
ISBN : 9780304366491
Price : 399

About the book
On 1 July 1916, after a stupendous 7-day artillery preparation, the British Army finally launched its attack on the German line around the River Somme. Over the next four and half months they continued to attack, with little or no gain, and with horrendous losses to both sides. This book, written by the world's foremost expert in the subject, describes in chilling detail everything from the grand strategy to the experience of the men on the ground. Illustrated throughout, it is a stunning and absorbing depiction of the horror that was the Somme in 1916.

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Gary Sheffield
Dr Gary Sheffield is a senior lecturer at the Joint Services Command and Staff College at Bracknell. He is author of several books on the First World War, and is known the world over as the expert on...(+)
Nigel Steel
Nigel Steel is head of the Imperial War Museum's Research and Information Department. He and Peter Hart have collaborated on several titles, including works on Gallipoli, Passchendaele and the First...(+)
Peter Hart
Peter Hart is the Oral Historian at the Imperial War Museum, and author of several highly acclaimed books on First World War history.