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The Battle of The Somme (True Combat) [Kindle Edition]

Alexander Macdonald
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Book Description

The Germans could not believe their eyes. The English infantry were advancing at walking pace in four upright ranks, a yard or so apart from each other. They were sitting ducks. As the German machine guns rattled into life, the English died in their hundreds. On the first day of the battle, those parade-ground advances caused the greatest number of casualties of any single day in the history of the British Army.

Read about the first Battle of the Somme, a battle that went on to become a byword for the senseless waste of life on the Western Front in this tale of True Combat. An account filled with the courage of war, and interwoven with first hand experiences that take you into the heart of battle.

Short, sharp, and true to life, Chronicles of War describe the battles and relate the close-up combat experiences of war in an exciting, quick to read format. Each title in the series provides gripping, unforgettable insights into the minute by minute confrontations, extreme heroism and terrible brutality of the greatest conflicts the world has known.

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  • Format: Kindle Edition
  • File Size: 488 KB
  • Print Length: 24 pages
  • Publisher: Oxford Publishing Ventures Ltd (19 Nov. 2012)
  • Sold by: Amazon Media EU S.à r.l.
  • Language: English
  • Text-to-Speech: Enabled
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  • Enhanced Typesetting: Enabled
  • Average Customer Review: 4.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (6 customer reviews)
  • Amazon Bestsellers Rank: #181,552 Paid in Kindle Store (See Top 100 Paid in Kindle Store)
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4.0 out of 5 stars it was hard reading 1 Mar. 2014
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i got it for reference as im putting together some history on my own family,i found it helpful i would recommend it to anyone who is doing there tree.
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By Declan
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Was Concise & Construed The Reigning Chaos. It illustrated vividly the Futility of this particular War. From An Ex Serving Soldier.
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5.0 out of 5 stars Battle of the Somme 1 Mar. 2014
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A very informative book about life on the western front during world war I . A very good read thank you.
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