Battle of the Somme


Battle of the Somme
noun
1. battle of World War II (1944)
Syn: ↑Somme, ↑Somme River
Regions: ↑France, ↑French Republic
Instance Hypernyms: ↑pitched battle
Part Holonyms: ↑World War II, ↑World War 2, ↑Second World War
2. battle in World War I (1916)
Syn: ↑Somme, ↑Somme River
Regions: ↑France, ↑French Republic
Instance Hypernyms: ↑pitched battle
Part Holonyms: ↑World War I, ↑World War 1, ↑Great War, ↑First World War, ↑War to End War

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  • Battle of the Somme (disambiguation) — Battle of the Somme commonly refers to the major Anglo French offensive in 1916 during World War I; however, the postwar Battles Nomenclature Committee divided this campaign into a series of battles (listed in the article above). According to… …   Wikipedia

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  • First Battle of the Somme (1918) — The main Battle of the Somme was fought in the summer and autumn of July 1916. The Somme Battle of 1918 was fought from March 21 to April 5 1918; it is also known as the Battle of Saint Quentin or the Second Battle of the Somme [… …   Wikipedia

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  • Second Battle of the Somme (1918) — During the First World War, the Second Battle of the Somme of 1918 was fought on the Western Front from the end of the summer, in the basin of the Somme River. It was a counter offensive in response to the German Offensive during the spring,… …   Wikipedia

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  • Battle of the Ancre Heights — The Battle of the Ancre Heights was a prolonged battle of attrition in October 1916 during the Battle of the Somme. Lieutenant General Hubert Gough s Reserve Army had finally managed to break out of the positions it had occupied since the start… …   Wikipedia

  • Battle of the Ancre — The Battle of the Ancre was the final act of the 1916 Battle of the Somme. Launched on 13 November, 1916 by the British Fifth Army (formerly the Reserve Army ) of Lieutenant General Hubert Gough, the objective of the battle was as much political… …   Wikipedia

  • The First Day on the Somme (book) — The First Day on the Somme (ISBN 0 14 139071 9) is a First World War military history book by Martin Middlebrook, published in 1971. Martin Middlebrook covers in detail the events leading up to and during 1 July, 1916, the first day of the Battle …   Wikipedia


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