First published to coincide with the 80th anniversary of action in the Somme, this book draws on first-hand source material from the archives of the Imperial War Museum. The author describes the background, the battles, the action and the aftermath of fighting in the area of the Somme in 1916.
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Malcolm Brown has been a television documentary-maker and is the author of many books on military history, including Tommy Goes to War, the IWM Book of the Somme, and the IWM Book of 1918. He is a freelance historian at the Imperial War Museum.Review:
'Admirable... If you can buy only one book on the Somme, it should be Malcolm Brown's powerful and scholarly account' Richard Holmes, TIMES EDUCATIONAL SUPPLEMENT
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Book Description Pan Publishing, 1997. Paperback. Book Condition: New. Bookseller Inventory # DADAX0330352202
Book Description Pan Publishing, 1997. Paperback. Book Condition: New. book. Bookseller Inventory # M0330352202