At on July 1916 the Battle of the Somme started with explosion of 17 massive 'mines' underneath enemy territory. Lochnagar was the largest of these. It remains "The largest crater ever made by man 'in anger'".
Heartbreaking photos of troops on the eve of the Somme 100 years ago
The Battle of the Somme, July – November 1916 Infographic
1947 Map of the Somme Battlefield to illustrate the Old Front Line by John Masefield Original Antique Military Map
1947 Map of the Somme Battlefield to illustrate the Old Front Line by John Masefield Original Antique Military Map by NinskaPrints on Etsy https://www.etsy.com/uk/listing/553071583/1947-map-of-the-somme-battlefield-to
For almost a 100 years the Butte de Warlencourt has stood silently overlooking the massive lunar landscape of northern France, one of the last untouched pieces of the famous killing fields accessible to the public.