The Last Voices of World War I (2008): S01E02 – The Battle of the Somme


Introduction

A fitting and deeply moving tribute to the experience and service of those who fought in World War 1.

Outline

In the summer of 1916 there were high hopes of a big push, a breakthrough that would end the war. But the Battle of the Somme ended in stalemate and tragedy. By November 1916, 150,000 troops had lost their lives on the Western Front.

The Last Voices of World War I Series

You can find a full index and overview of The Last Voices of World War I here.

Production & Filming Details

  • Release Date: 16 November 2008.
  • Running Time: 60 minutes.
  • Rating: Unknown.
  • Country: UK.
  • Language: English.

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