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Battle of the Somme – did you know?

By Neil Anderson

Battle of the Somme – did you know?

The ‘Somme’ became a byword for futile and indiscriminate slaughter. There were over 1 million casualties – 420,000 British, 195,000 French and 650,000 Germans. The youngest soldier was 14 and the oldest was 67.

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