Physical description

Soft Cover Book.
Soft cover - cardboard, black and red print with beige background on front, spine and back.
Front cover background illustration, black and white photograph troops in a trench.
Back cover background illustration black and white photograph "Over the top".
332 pages, cut, plain, of white paper. Illustrated black and white photographs and maps


"The Battle of the Somme" was among the bloodiest conflict of all time. Yet despite it's horrific destruction, the fighting at the Somme was characterized by incredible bravery.