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4.6 out of 5 stars

on 19 March 2018
Hi xcellent for my research
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on 23 September 2017
A good account of an important village on the Somme front.
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on 21 June 2015
This item was required as part of my family history research prior to a visit to the area.
I was pleased with the quick delivery of this item.
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on 7 April 2013
Excellent. Very useful tool. Well written, good range of sources and maps. Easy to use on the ground and keep in coat pocket while walking the ground
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on 12 October 2001
Serre was attacked by Kitchener's Army on the first day of the Somme and was never captured during the entire battle, being abandoned by the Germans during spring 1917.
Many of the famous Pals battalions were destroyed here, and this book is a testimony to their sad losses.
Covers a lot fo the actions on July 1st and November 13th 1916 when further attempts to capture Serre failed miserably.
Great pictures and maps. Also numerous recommended tours for the first time visitor.
This is an excellent buy.
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on 19 February 2009
I cannot praise this book enough. It surpassed my expectations. Written in a very easy to read manner, it gives a very detailed account of the first world war around Serre. Filled with many maps, photographs and plans it is another great read from the publishers of this series. The authors also detail battlefield walks you can take on foot or by car and give useful information on staying in the area.
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on 6 April 2009
Excellent information provided by this book. Informative and well presented.
A must for all world war one addicts
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