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Battle of the Somme July 1 - Nov 18, 1916
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Posted: Thursday, June 30, 2016 - 09:10 PM UTC
The Battle of the Somme, also known as the Somme Offensive, was a battle of the First World War fought by the armies of the British and French empires against the German Empire.

Period: July 1, 1916 November 18, 1916

By the time it was over Britain and France had suffered nearly a MILLION Causalities!