BBC HomeExplore the BBC
This page has been archived and is no longer updated. Find out more about page archiving.

18 September 2014
Accessibility help
Wars and Conflict

BBC Homepage

Contact Us

Battle of the Somme

A Brief History of the Somme
'Brief History of the Somme' activity
Start activity
To play this interactive content you will need to install/update the free Flash plug-in. BBC WebWise has a step-by-step guide to help you.

Six Stands in One Day - Walking the Somme Battlefield
'Six Stands in One Day - Walking the Somme Battlefield'
Start activity

Plan a visit to the Somme battlefield, with Richard Holmes.

Start with 'A Brief History of the Battle' and then look at 'Six Stands in One Day', to prepare the way for a visit of your own.

'Wars and conflict' trail
The Home Front
Art and War

About the BBC | Help | Terms of Use | Privacy & Cookies Policy