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WWI, Somme, Battle of the Ancre, British troops

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WWI, Battle of the Somme, 1916, German soldiers. Via Ebay

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WWI, 1916, Somme; Battle of the Ancre. British soldiers washing the woodwork of their rifles in the Ancre at St Pierre Divion. ©IWM

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THE BATTLE OF THE SOMME, JULY-NOVEMBER 1916

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THE BATTLE OF THE SOMME, JULY-NOVEMBER 1916

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WWi, 26 Dec 1916: Somme battle over according to Germans. -Australia in WW1 (@AustraliaWW1) | Twitter

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At 7:28am on July 1st, 1916 the Battle of the Somme started with explosion of 17 massive 'mines' underneath enemy territory. Lochnagar was the largest of these. It remains "The largest crater ever made by man in anger". Repined by HistorySimulation.com

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THE BATTLE OF THE SOMME, JULY-NOVEMBER 1916

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