The Somme: The Darkest Hour On The Western Front. Peter Hart.

The Somme: The Darkest Hour On The Western Front

Pegasus Books, 2008. BCE. Hardcover. A fine, fresh, unread copy in equally fine dust jacket. Hardcover. 589 pp.with index. Illustrated with photographs and maps. BCE. The definitve account of one of the bloodiest battles in world history---a military tragedy that would come to define a generation--the 1916 Battle of The Somme. On July 1st of that year, the British Army launched the "Big Push" hat was supposed to bring an end to the stalemate on the Western Front between the British, French, and Germans. What resulted was one of the greatest human catastrophes in 20th century warfare---that first day alone, the Allies lost over 20,000 soldiers. The "battle" would drag out for four months and result nin over one million casualties among the three powers. Fine / fine. Item #E26255
ISBN: 9781605980164

Price: $13.95

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