WWI 1914-1918, The Great War, also know as the 'War to end all War'. Today 01st July 2016 commemorates the 100th anniversary of the infamous Battle of the Somme. It is one of the bloodiest battles in
Original footage filmed by German combat cameraman as the battle of Somme rages on, first few clips are closer up, but the main piece in a panoramic view of the trenches. Explosive and gas shells are
Figurines representing each of the 19,240 Allied soldiers who died on the first day of the Battle of the Somme 100 years ago.
Figurines representing each of the 19240 Allied soldiers who died on the first day of the Battle of the Somme have been laid out. The figurines, each clad in a hand-made calico shroud, mark the anniv
At 8.28am Central European Time, thousands of people across Europe fell silent to commemorate the centenary of the start of the Battle of the Somme. Members of the British Royal Family joined the
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Leaked: Jul-1-2016 in Other News
As every year, Bastille Day in France means the Tricolour flag is out in force: at the Arc de Triomphe in Paris, and in towns and villages around the country as well as francophile places around the w
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1 July 2016 - As Britain and France mark one hundred years since the Battle of the Somme, bomb disposal units are still at work locating, unearthing and removing the millions of unexploded shells that
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Location: France | Leaked: Jul-1-2016 in Other News, History
At zero seven fifteen on the morning of February 21 1916. German artillery launched a fusillade of shells on the Caures wood. It was a battle tactic to prepare the ground for the armies to follow. T
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Leaked: May-26-2016 in Other News
The first World War--(1914-1919). Amazing Rare footage from WW1,with film from the "Battle of Somme",which began on July 1st,1916. Includes actual battle reels from WW1,you don't see this everyday.
original film filmed before and during the battle of the somme This film was seen by 20 million people not untill starwars was released in 1977 did more peole see a film in the UK. fact.
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Location: France | Leaked: Nov-11-2012 in Other Entertainment, Weapons, History, Other
Battle of the Somme Footage, 1916. The Battle of the Somme began on July 1st, 1916 during World War One. A bloody battle that claimed more than 1 million casualties over a 5 month period. John Humphry
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Location: France | Leaked: Aug-17-2013 in History
The Battle of Arras (also known as the Second Battle of Arras) was a British offensive during the First World War. From 9 April to 16 May 1917, British, Canadian, South African, New Zealand, Newfoundl