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The Somme - The experts' views

Updated Wednesday 14th June 2006

 Go beyond the drama - as OU experts explain the background to our story of The Somme

The Somme battle scene Copyrighted image Icon Copyright: BBC

We've a selection of articles relating to different perspectives on the Somme to further enhance your knowledge of this historical battle.

Regarded as a largely British experience, read about the wider coalition in the Somme in a broader context.

Take another look at the Somme, this time from the German perspective.

Find out if Britain really did learn lessons on the Somme which helped it to win the war in 1918?



For further information, take a look at our frequently asked questions which may give you the support you need.

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