At a Glance
Join Dr. Spencer Jones, historian & author, for a captivating wrap-up to this two-part series on some of the significant battles of World War I. This installment focuses on the Battle of the Somme, a conflict remembered as one of the bloodiest in the annals of the British Army. Beyond the infamous first day on July 1st, 1916, the battle raged for five grueling months and resulted in over a million casualties in the British, French and German armies. Learn about the strategic decisions, human costs and enduring implications of this notorious battle.