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Aug 26, 2015 - Day 6 Guided Tour

A lovely day tour, covering the Somme battle, from day 1 1st July where the casulties were enormous to the end of the battle in the coldest conditions to date. Such mixed emotions actually walking from the same sunken road where the Lancs Fusiliers sheltered prior to the assault, and crossing what was no mans land. Reaching the point where they were cut down by machine guns from both sides. Eventually being buried where they fell a year later. with hindsight they were doomed from the minute they left the road. such emotions even 100 years on

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