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Battle of the Somme

  • Aired: 10/5/2012
    • Length: 00:52
    • Plays: ???
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The Battle of the Somme was a bloodbath, a modern battle of such prehistoric brutality that its horror is hard to comprehend. Brave men eagerly volunteered to fight for honor, only to be used as cannon fodder by their military and political leaders.

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