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The guns of the Somme

Duration: 01:46

On 24th Jun 1916, British guns opened up on the Somme. Today, farmers still find iron leftover from the weapons in their fields.

Available since: Wed 19 Mar 2014

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The First World War Breaking the Deadlock

6/10 This part covers the battle on the Western Front from 1915-17.

First broadcast: 25 Mar 2014

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