West Country Regiments on the Somme


By: Major Tim Saunders
Supplied by: Pen and Sword

Format: Hardback
Pages: 224
ISBN: 9781844150182
Published: 1st November 2004
RRP / Print Price: £19.99

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West Country Regiments on the Somme

This book seeks to explore the little appreciated part in the Battle of the Somme played by the Regular and Volunteer Service battalions of two famous West Country regiments; the Devonshire Regiment and the Dorset Regiment.These two regiments had five battalions in action on the first day of the battle and were represented in most of the significant attacks.The reader will be able to form a clear picture of the battle's development as a whole through the eyes of West Country soldiers who fought on the Somme.

 




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