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War Walks

Series 1

Episode 4: The Somme

Duration: 30 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC Two Northern Ireland (Analogue)Latest broadcast: on BBC Two Northern Ireland (Analogue)

1 July 1916 was the blackest day in the British army's history. Richard Holmes walks the fields where 57,000 soldiers were killed or wounded in just a few hours, and continues the story until the end of the Somme campaign in 1916. Show less

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Richard Holmes

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