Centenary of the Battle of the Somme — July 1, 2016 | Churchmouse Campanologist:
"The Battle of the Somme began at 7:30 a.m. July 1, 1916 is still regarded as the worst day in British military history. On that day alone, 57,470 men were killed or injured; 19,240 died. By the time the battle ended on November 18, more than one million men — British, French and German — had been wounded or killed."
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|Somme debuted the first military tank.|
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