The Somme in Leigh | GM 1914

This blog post was written by Hannah Turner, and was originally published in Past Forward – Wigan’s local history magazine.

“I still go cold when anyone says The Somme. It became a nigh…

Source: The Somme in Leigh | GM 1914

2 thoughts on “The Somme in Leigh | GM 1914

  1. The personal recollections continue to bring home the real horror.
    I never understood why we did not copy the German’s superior techniques for trench-building. It’s not as if we were unaware of it, as it is mentioned time and again.
    Best wishes, Pete.

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