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The Allied advance in the Anglo-French Somme Offensive of 1916. As French forces were transferred to the defense of Verdun, British forces took on more of the burden.
Text:
Sur la Somme
On the Somme
Map:
Départ de la Poussée (Start of the Push), Somme, Péronne, Courcelette, Martinpuich, Thiepval, Pozieres, la Boiselle, Contalmaison, Maurepas, Hem, Clery, le Forest, Combles, Rancourt, Bouchavesnes, Allaines, Mt. St. Quentin, la Tortille

The Allied advance in the Anglo-French Somme Offensive of 1916. As French forces were transferred to the defense of Verdun, British forces took on more of the burden.

Image text

Sur la Somme

On the Somme



Map:

Départ de la Poussée (Start of the Push), Somme, Péronne, Courcelette, Martinpuich, Thiepval, Pozieres, la Boiselle, Contalmaison, Maurepas, Hem, Clery, le Forest, Combles, Rancourt, Bouchavesnes, Allaines, Mt. St. Quentin, la Tortille,

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