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Somme 1916, The (4 Parts)

Synopsis
Charts the history of the battle of the Somme and and looks at its legacy. Follows the fortunes of various regiments and individuals from Yorkshire and the North East who took part in the 4 1/2 month-struggle during which the British crept forward and the Germans were forced back inch by inch. Uses archive material from the Imperial War Museum, the Peter Liddel Collection at the University of Leeds and many private collections.
Language
English
Country
Great Britain
Medium
Video; Videocassette. VHS. b&w. 4 x 30 min.
Year of production
1994
Availability
out of distribution
Subjects
History
Keywords
France; Somme - battle; World War 1

Distributor

Name

Granada Learning

Email
info@granada-learning.co.uk
Web
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Phone
0161-827 2927
Fax
0161-827 2966
Address
Customer Services
Granada Television
Quay Street
Manchester M60 9EA

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