The War File: The Somme 1916 - Hell On Earth

07/11/2005
  |  Buy to Own: 07/11/2005
  |  55 min
Rated TBC by the BBFC
The War File: The Somme 1916 - Hell On Earth Film Poster

Synopsis

Documentary looking at one of the bloodiest battles of the First World War. Over 60,000 British soldiers were killed or injured on the first day of the battle alone, and the name of the Somme would become synonymous with waste and slaughter. Featuring newsreel footage, photographs, dramatised reconstructions and 'eyewitness' reports. Narrated by Terry Molloy.

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