I Survived the Somme (Book) Review

I Survived the Somme

Released: 10th January 2013
RRP: 16.99
Publisher: Amberley Publishing
Author: Charles Meeres
Type: Hardback
ISBN: 978-1445606187
Pages: 208

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I survived the Somme is a personal first-hand account of one soldiers experience through the entire four year campaign in France.

Charles Meeres has given a detailed insight into the strains the himself and other soldiers endeavored through training and the battles. He talks about the horrific conditions they experienced in the trenches and describes how he fought alongside the men of Kitchener's army at the battle of Loos in 1915.

The watercolors and the paintings of the Somme makes this book unique and gives a vivid understanding of the war and the dramatic times our British soldiers faced.
An excellent read, perfect for history enthusiasts.


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