Major & Mrs Holt's (Somme) Battlefield Guide to the Somme

Major & Mrs Holt's (Somme) Battlefield Guide to the Somme

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Major and Mrs Holt's Battlefield Guide to the Somme is, without doubt, one of the bestselling guide books to the battlefields of the Somme. This latest up-dated edition, includes four recommended, timed itineraries representing one day's travelling. Every stop on route has an accompanying description and often a tale of heroic or tragic action. Memorials, private and official, sites of memorable conflict, the resting places of personalities of note are all drawn together with sympathetic and understanding commentary that gives the reader a sensitivity towards the events of 1916.NEW, FULLY UPDATED EDITION WITH A FOREWORD FROM SIR MARTIN GILBERTPACKAGED WITH A FREE, FULL COLOUR FOLD-OUT MAP WORTH GBP3.00
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Product details

  • Paperback | 254 pages
  • 148 x 210 x 16.76mm | 585.13g
  • Barnsley, United Kingdom
  • English
  • 2nd Expanded ed.
  • illustrations, maps
  • 0850524148
  • 9780850524147
  • 264,287

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This guide, the most comprehensive guide yet published, contains: descriptions of ever element of the battle woven into a kaleidoscope of human, literary and travel details; two different approach routes and four recommended, timed, itineraries; memorials large and small, sites of memorable conflict and the last resting places of the celebrated; and a full colour illustrations and detailed maps throughout.
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An indispensable and companionable guide to the battlefields.- Best of British
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