Remembering The Battle Of The Somme – 100 Years On #Infographic #History #War

Remembering The Battle Of The Somme – 100 Years On #Infographic

©IWM (Q 4499) WWI,13 Nov 1916, Somme, Battle of the Ancre. A Military Policeman with a wounded German prisoner captured at St Pierre Divion. (Detail)

©IWM (Q Nov Somme, Battle of the Ancre. A Military Policeman with a wounded German prisoner captured at St Pierre Divion.

A Boche prisoner, wounded and muddy is led along a railway track as British Army infantrymen return from another push on the battlefield

Heartbreaking photos of troops on the eve of the Somme 100 years ago

An Injured German solider being escorted by a British solider during the Somme Offensive, – July, 1916

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

At on July 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'".

Never Before Published World War One Photographs Revealed

Never Before Published World War One Photographs Revealed

Daily life in WWI - An archive picture shows Field Marshall Douglas Haig riding a horse at an unknown location in France February Haig was the British commander-in-chief during the Somme battle.

Sept 9, 1916 - The Somme: Battle of Ginchy, Somme Campaign at a Tipping Point…

“September 1916 - The Somme: Battle of Ginchy, Somme Campaign at a Tipping Point Pictured - The Dublin Fusiliers go over the top on September Allied blows are now falling heavily and rapidly, and the Germans are reeling. A heavy.

A sign reading 'pack transport this way' sticks out among leafless trees stripped by artillery fire near the frontline of the Somme battle

Heartbreaking photos of troops on the eve of the Somme 100 years ago

17 Haunting Coloured Pictures From the Battle of the Somme

Diagram of a trench in WWI

Trench construction in World War I

The Long, Long Trail The British Army in the Great War WWI Battle of the Somme Trench layout- i think this is a great overlook of the trenches and makes it easy to understand

The battle of the somme was another major battle in ww1 again leaving many casualties

The battle of the somme was another major battle in again leaving many casualties. This battle blows my mind.

WWI, Nov 1916, Somme, Battle of the Ancre. German ammunition dug-out near St Pierre Divion. ©IWM

WWI, Nov Somme, Battle of the Ancre. German ammunition dug-out near St Pierre Divion.

Doomed? One of the most iconic images of the war shows soldiers of the Royal Irish Rifles waiting to join the offensive on the Somme on 1 July, 1916. There were 60,000 British casualties that day - almost 20,000 died. The battle continued until mid-November, but no other day produced such appalling losses

Dramatic photographs from WW1 that show the carnage... and courage

Soldiers of the Royal Irish Rifles waiting to join the offensive on the Somme on 1 July, There were British casualties that day - almost died. The battle continued until mid-November, but no other day produced such appalling losses.

WWI, Oct 1916, Somme, Battle of Transloy Ridges; British soldier on an abandoned German stretcher, High Wood. © IWM

WWI, Oct Somme, Battle of Transloy Ridges; British soldier on an abandoned German stretcher, High Wood.

British soldiers eating hot rations in the Ancre Valley during the Battle of the Somme, October 1916.  Colorized by Benjamin Thomas.

British soldiers eating hot rations in the Ancre Valley during the Battle of the Somme, October Colorized by Benjamin Thomas. a rare look at in color I hope future generations never forget their sacrifice

WW1,Somme, Battle of Flers Courcelette, 15-22 Sept 1916. Canadians testing a…

CO The Battle of Flers Courcelette 15 - 22 September: Canadian wounded being taken to a Dressing Station on a horse-drawn light railway.

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