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Sarah Ridley - The Somme - 9781445146904 - V9781445146904
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The Somme

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Description for The Somme Hardback. The story of one of the most costly battles in the history of warfare Num Pages: 48 pages. BIC Classification: 1DDF; 3JJF; 4KHJ; 5AK; YNH. Category: (J) Children / Juvenile. Dimension: 265 x 210. .
For many people the word 'Somme' sums up the carnage and futility of the First World War. The failure of Allied forces to achieve their objectives at such a huge cost in human lives has resonated in military circles for the past 100 years. This book tells the story of the battle and its wider repercussions, and analyses its importance to the overall outcome of the First World War. The Somme investigates the build-up to the battle, why leaders thought the action was necessary and what they thought it would achieve. It looks at ... Read more

Product Details

Publisher
Hachette Children´s Group
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2016
Condition
New
Weight
400g
Number of Pages
48
Place of Publication
London, United Kingdom
ISBN
9781445146904
SKU
V9781445146904
Shipping Time
Usually ships in 5 to 9 working days
Ref
99-10

About Sarah Ridley
Born in Suffolk, Sarah Ridley lives on the Suffolk/Essex border and is a writer and editor of educational books for children and young people. Recently, a life-long interest in history has led her to write books about the First World War, inspired by reading letters written by soldiers who served in the conflict. Brothers at War tells the story of ... Read more

Reviews for The Somme
This book tells the harrowing story of the battle and its wider repercussions, and analyses its importance to the overall outcome of the First World War ... I liked the fact the book included such a wide range of resources, which gave a real insight
Parents In Touch
Manages to pack a lot of information and a high ... Read more

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