Poppies growing along the Sunken Road on the 1916 Somme battlefield north of Thiepval village and the Thiepval Memorial.

Poppies growing along the Sunken Road on the 1916 Somme battlefield north of Thiepval village and the Thiepval Memorial.

The shattered remains of Delville Wood shortly after the War

Delville Wood just after the War. Photo: Michelin Guide to the Somme Battlefields

German soldier on sentry duty in a well-constructed trench on the Somme battlefield, 1916.

German soldier on sentry duty in a well-constructed trench on the Somme battlefield, 1916

At 7:28am on July 1st, 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". Repined by HistorySimulation.com

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".

A British soldier cradles his wounded horse at the  58th Division Memorial, Chipilly, Somme battlefields. Photo courtesy greatwar.co.uk.

A British soldier cradles his wounded horse at the 58th Division Memorial, Chipilly, Somme battlefields. Photo courtesy greatwar.co.uk.

Lochnagar Crater on the Somme battlefield.

A description and location of the largest man-made crater which is the Lochnagar Crater blown on July 1916 on the Somme battlefield.

Thiepval Memorial to the Missing, with French graves of the Anglo-French Cemetery in the foreground.

The Thiepval Memorial to the Missing, where the names of over officers and men of the British and South African Forces are commemorated on the Somme battlefields.

Newfoundland Park Memorial, Beaumont Hamel, WW1 Somme battlefield, France

The Caribou memorial, Canadian Newfoundland Park

paul emmanuel installs counter-memorial on france's somme battlefields

paul emmanuel installs ‘the lost men‘ counter-memorial on france's somme battlefields

Private Full-Day Canadian WW1 Somme Battlefield Tour from Bruges Stand in the tunnels where Canadian troops stood before the assault on Vimy Ridge and visit the Canadian and German trenches. You will see the scattered landscape of the Newfoundland Memorial Park in Beaumont Hamel. Thiepval Memorial, Courcelette Canadian Memorial will also be visited.You will be picked up from your hotel or accommodation in Bruges and will head towards the Somme battlefields.Visit the subways du...

Stand in the tunnels where Canadian troops stood before the assault on Vimy Ridge and visit the Canadian and German trenches. You will see the scattered landscape of the Newfoundland Memorial Park in Beaumont Hamel. Thiepval Memorial, Courcelette Can

https://flic.kr/p/uKifJu | Somme poppy | The poppies were in abundance on the Somme battlefield sites...a poignant yet wonderful sight.

https://flic.kr/p/uKifJu | Somme poppy | The poppies were in abundance on the Somme battlefield sites...a poignant yet wonderful sight.

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

1947 Map of the Somme Battlefield to illustrate the Old Front Line by John Masefield Original Antique Military Map

Battle remains on the WW1 Somme battlefields, France.

Battle remains on the Somme battlefields, France.

3. Lochnagar Crater Somme, France World War I Battlefields, 100 Years Later by Michael St Maur Sheil

Added here, 10 awesome Still Photography of Lochnagar Crater, France. A fond memory of the men and women of all nations who suffered in the Great War, Lochnagar Crater.

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