02 First World War Photograph and Document Packages
The Battle of the Somme
The five-month Battle of the Somme in 1916 resulted in more than one million casualties for Allied and German troops and has come to symbolize the bloody trench stalemates of the First World War. Newfoundlanders were in action at Beaumont Hamel in July, and the Canadians fought at Courcelette in September. Learn more about this battle by examining the photos, documents, paintings, and artifacts in this resource pack.