Originally published in 1964 by Batsford, this is the story of the military engagements and trench actions of the Somme, from July to November 1916. In the PAN GRAND STRATEGY series.
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General Sir Anthony Farrar-Hockley served in the British Army through World War II until retirement in 1983. He commanded a parachute regiment and brigade, the land forces in Northern Ireland, an armored division, and was NATO commander-in-chief, Northern Europe. Charles Messenger served 20 years as an officer in the Royal Tank Regiment. Now a full-time military historian and defense analyst, he is author of nearly 40 books.Review:
"A model military history." —Observer
"An authoritative and compassionate study." —Sunday Times
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