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Battle of the Somme, 1916

World War I: Trench Warfare

Battle of the Somme, 1916

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In just the first day of the Battle of the Somme, the British Army suffered more than 60,000 causalities, and by the end of the offensive more than 420,000 had been killed.

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    Trench warfare reached its highest development on the Western Front during World War I (1914–18), when armies of millions of men faced each other in a line of trenches extending from the Belgian coast through northeastern France to Switzerland.

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