THE BRITISH ON THE SOMME 1916: Images of War
This new volume in the long-running Images of War series features 250 b/w photographs depicting the actions of the British Army on the Somme. Offers rare photographs illustrating the actions of the British infantry and their supporting artillery fighting on the Somme, but it is accompanied by a powerful text written by Official War Correspondent Philip Gibbs, who was an eyewitness to the events. Photographs from the battlefield illustrate the terrible conditions, which the British forces on the battlefield endured in the notorious engagement, which has become synonymous with vainglorious sacrifice.1 vol, 128 pgs 2017 UK, PEN & SWORD
NEW-pb, available late April 2017 ......$20.00
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Updated as of 5/19/2022ABBREVIATIONS: dj-dust jacket, biblio-bibliography, b/w-black and white, illust-illustrations, b/c-book club addition.
rct - recent arrival or pending publication, spc - OMM Special Price