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First day of the battle of the Somme

First day of the battle of the Somme

On the first day of the battle of the Somme, there were 60,000 casualties (20,000 killed and 40,000 wounded). To put the number into some perspective, that’s equal to the Olympic Stadium in London at full capacity.

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