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Posted on Tuesday 15th November

To mark the recent end of The Somme anniversary we're giving you the opportunity to win a copy of this limited edition bestselling book signed by the author Richard Van Emden.

All you need to do is answer the following question below correctly to be in with a chance.

"On what day did the Battle of The Somme officially end?"

A. 17 November 1916
B. 18 November 1916
C. 19 November 1916

Please email your answers along with your full name to digitalmarketing@pen-and-sword.co.uk and if your answer is correct we'll put your name into a hat for the prize draw.

Best of luck everyone!

Further Reading

The Somme

Only £14.99

The Somme

(Paperback - 355 pages)
by Richard van Emden

The offensive on the Somme took place between July and November 1916 and is perhaps the most iconic battle of the Great War. It was there that Kitchener’s famous ‘Pals’ Battalions were first sent into action en masse and it was a battlefield where many of the dreams and aspirations of a nation, hopeful of victory, were agonizingly dashed.

Because of its legendary status, the Somme has been the subject of… Read more...

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